NGU Baseball team reigns victorious over Northwood University

Kenzie Webb, Photographer

The NGU baseball team beat Northwood University in a close game ending in a final score of 4-3 at their home field Thursday, Feb., 22, 2018.

Ethan Struthers (37), Blake Hamilton (35) and Canaan Cropper (4) look on in support as Ryan Brown (3) is up to bat.

Ethan Struthers (37), Blake Hamilton (35) and Canaan Cropper (4) look on in support as Ryan Brown (3) is up to bat.

Ethan Garner (27) looks over his shoulder to check Northwood University’s runner on first base and makes sure he is not stealing second base.

Ethan Garner (27) looks over his shoulder to check Northwood University’s runner on first base and makes sure he is not stealing second base.

Ethan Garner (27) pitches the baseball while a right handed batter from NU is up to bat.

Ethan Garner (27) pitches the baseball while a right handed batter from NU is up to bat.

The NGU Men’s Baseball team cheer on Utah Jones (2) after hitting a home run.

The NGU Men’s Baseball team cheer on Utah Jones (2) after hitting a home run.

Connor Grant (6) falls backwards to avoid getting hit in the face by the pitch.

Connor Grant (6) falls backwards to avoid getting hit in the face by the pitch.

Connor Grant (6) successfully steals second base.

Connor Grant (6) successfully steals second base.

Lex Tuten (23) and Ethan Garner (27) talk on the mound about pitch strategy.

Lex Tuten (23) and Ethan Garner (27) talk on the mound about pitch strategy.

Ethan Garner (27) warms up before Northwood University comes up to bat.

Ethan Garner (27) warms up before Northwood University comes up to bat.

Ethan Garner (27) and Andrew Plunkett (22) move forward anticipating a bunt while second baseman Jared Williams (1) moves to cover first base.

Ethan Garner (27) and Andrew Plunkett (22) move forward anticipating a bunt while second baseman Jared Williams (1) moves to cover first base.

Pitcher Ethan Garner (27) catches a ground ball that was bunted by a NU player.

Pitcher Ethan Garner (27) catches a ground ball that was bunted by a NU player.