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Baseball’s season ends in MAC Championship loss

James Krause

May 26, 2019

DeKALB —The baseball season ended when the Huskies fell in the loser’s bracket final of the Mid-American Conference tournament 8-7 to Ball State on Saturday.The teams traded the lead several times over and needed extra innings to decide a winner, with the Cardinals winning in 11 innings thanks t...

Baseball wins against Ohio after loss to Ball State

NIU wins 6-3 over the Ohio Bobcats on Friday.

James Krause

May 25, 2019

DeKALB — After being sent to the loser’s bracket following a loss to Ball State Thursday, the baseball team kept their conference title hopes alive with a comeback victory over Ohio on Friday.The Huskies were sent to the loser’s bracket with a 10-4 loss to Ball State thanks to a dominant performance...

Baseball shuts out Miami 4-0 in MAC opener

James Krause

May 23, 2019

DeKALB — A two-hit shutout by sophomore pitcher Michael Lasiewicz helped the NIU baseball team advance in the Mid-American Conference tournament with a 4-0 win over the Miami of Ohio RedHawks.Lasiewicz gave up two hits and a walk while striking out eight batters on Wednesday night, including keeping the last 13 batters from reaching base...

Baseball regular season finale suspended due to weather conditions

Baseball regular season finale suspended due to weather conditions

Justin Kelley

May 19, 2019

DeKALB — The baseball team’s regular season finale on Saturday was cancelled due to inclement weather. The Huskies were set to finish the final series of the year against Bowling Green State University.NIU Athletics reported the game will not be made up and the Huskies will finish the season wit...

Baseball drops two in Ball State series

James Krause

May 6, 2019

DeKALB — The baseball team was held in check in the first two of three games against the Ball State Cardinals this weekend but saved itself from being swept with a win Sunday. The Huskies were held to just three runs over their their losses, striking out 16 times to one pitcher Friday and not registering a hit a...

Huskies bounce back to take series win over Miami of Ohio

James Krause

April 30, 2019

DeKALB -- The baseball team claimed a series win over the conference leading Miami of Ohio RedHawks this weekend in Oxford, Ohio.After being blown out 12-0 Friday, the Huskies won back-to-back games to win their first series away from DeKalb this season.Head Coach Mike Kunigonis said it was a comple...

Huskies fall 10-2 to intra-state rival Illinois State

Huskies fall 10-2 to intra-state rival Illinois State

James Krause

April 26, 2019

DeKALB -- The baseball team lost its road game Tuesday to the instate rival Illinois State Tuesday 10-2.The Huskies were down just 3-1 in the sixth until the Redbirds scored six runs to leap out ahead. Head Coach Mike Kunigonis said the inning cost the team in the end.“One tough inning allowed this g...

Baseball drops high-scoring series to Kent State

Baseball drops high-scoring series to Kent State

James Krause

April 22, 2019

DeKALB — The baseball team lost its rubber match to defending Mid-American Conference champions the Kent State Golden Flashes Sunday. The loss drops the team to 8-7 in MAC play on a weekend when the team scored 31 total runs over three games. Head Coach Mike Kunigonis said the Huskies had a chanc...

Drobushevich named MAC Co-Player of the Week

Drobushevich named MAC Co-Player of the Week

Northern Star Staff

April 16, 2019

First-year outfielder Nick Drobushevich was named Mid-American Conference Co-Player of the Week Monday by the MAC.Drobushevich was locked in, hitting .688 in the Huskies’ 1-3 week. NIU fell to the University of Illinois Chicago April 9 before dropping two of three the Western Michigan over the week...

Baseball drops to 7-5 in MAC play after series loss to Western Michigan

James Krause

April 15, 2019

DeKALB — The baseball team avoided its second conference sweep of the season, but dropped the series to the Western Michigan Broncos this weekend.After losing Friday and in the opener of a Saturday doubleheader, the Huskies won the getaway game to stay above .500 in Mid-American Conference play.Head C...

Baseball falls 15-10 in UIC slugfest

James Krause

April 11, 2019

DeKALB — The baseball team fell in a slugfest Tuesday to the University of Illinois Chicago Flames, losing 15-10.Flames senior outfielder Scott Ota knocked in 6 RBIs on 3-7 hitting, helping to put UIC over NIU. In total, the Flames reached base on 23 hits and five walks.Head Coach Mike Kunigonis said N...

Today’s Baseball game against Robert Morris has been cancelled

Today's Baseball game against Robert Morris has been cancelled

Northern Star Staff

April 10, 2019

Today's Baseball against Robert Morris has been cancelled due to impending inclement weather.The contest was originally scheduled for 3 p.m. at Ralph Mckinzie field and their are no plans for it to be rescheduled.The Huskies next series will begin Friday at 2:05 p.m. in Kalamazoo, Michigan when NIU takes on Western Mic...