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Baseball Falls to Northwestern, 9-5, Saturday Afternoon in Florida
Junior Rich Conlon
After the Wildcats moved out to a 5-0 lead after the top of the third, when junior Casey Medairy (Elkridge, Md./Howard) singled and sophomore Curtis Schickner (East Windsor, N.J./Lawrenceville Prep) walked to open the bottom of the third. Conlon stepped up and hit his second home run of the season and now has a share of the team lead with 10 RBI on the season.
Schickner hit a RBI double in the fourth to extend his hitting streak to six games.
Paul Snieder, who socked his first home run of the season, and Arby Fields collected three hits apiece, while Chris Lashmet drove in three runs for NU.
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Northwestern (5-10) starter Michael Jahns picked up the win, allowed one hit in five innings of relief.
The Retrievers return to action Tuesday when they travel to local rival