Northwestern opened the 2007 campaign by dropping Texas Tech, 13-9. Aaron Newman, Jake Owens, Caleb Fields and freshman 3B Kenneth Avila each collected three hits. Antonio Mule knocked in three runs, while Owens, Fields and another freshman, 1b Jake Goebbert, had two RBI each.
Dan Schwartz notched win number one for the 'Cats. He went six innings, fanning three and walking three. The senior lefty allowed four runs, only two earned. Freshman David Jensen earned his first collegiate save.