KU baseball falls in slugfest to Northwestern

In an offensive slugfest that featured a combined 36 hits and 30 runs, the Kansas baseball team suffered an 18-12 loss to Northwestern on Saturday at Hoglund Ballpark.

It was the most combined runs in a game at Hoglund Ballpark since April 25, 2010 vs. Texas Tech. The Jayhawks (3-2) will close their series against Northwestern at 1 p.m. today.

Northwestern 034 220 430 – 18 17 1

Kansas 010 311 420 – 12 19 4

W – Ryan Bader. L – Taylor Turski (0-2).

2B – Dickey, Erro, Bourbon, Lind (2), Claeys, Burnett Jr., NW; Cosentino, Groshans, Citta, Foyle (2), Kyriacou, KU. 3B – Bourbon, Dunn, NW; Taylor, KU. HR – Bourbon, NW.

KU highlights – Owen Taylor, 2-for-3, run, 4 RBI; Devin Foyle, 3-for-4, 3 runs, 2 RBI; Jaxx Groshans, 3-for-4, run, RBI; James Cosentino, 2-for-4, 2 runs.

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