NIU softball: Huskies host UIC in home finale

By Northern Star staff

Softball will play its final home game of the season when it hosts the Illinois-Chicago Flames on Wednesday.

First pitch between the Huskies (26-20) and Flames (21-18) is set for 5 p.m. at Mary M. Bell Field.

The Huskies are 11-4 at home while the Flames, of the Horizon League, are 9-6 on the road.

Following the home match against the Flames, the Huskies close out the regular season on the road against the Buffalo Bulls and the Kent State Golden Flashes. NIU is in a three-way tie for the second spot in the MAC West division at 10-6.