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Los Angeles Angels draft Alex Klonowski in 29th round

By Frank Gogola | June 15, 2014

Former Huskie baseball pitcher Alex Klonowski was drafted by the Los Angeles Angels with the 869th overall pick in the 29th round of the MLB 2014 First-Year Player Draft on June 7.Klonowski was a four-year player with the Huskies, serving as both a pitcher...

Baseball’s offense stalls against Golden Flashes

By Brian Earle | May 4, 2014

Baseball stumbled this weekend as it lost two of three games in a conference series against Kent State at Schoonover Stadium in Kent, Ohio.The Huskies’ (15-32-1, 9-12 MAC) lone win of the weekend came in a thrilling 6-5 victory in game two on Saturday....

Baseball falls to UIC Flames in road match

By Brian Earle | April 30, 2014

In a high-scoring affair, baseball found itself on the short end of the stick, falling to UIC 10-9 Tuesday night on the road.Both teams got the bats out as the Huskies recorded 12 hits while the Flames came away with 11 hits.The Huskies jumped out to...

Pitching tosses up key series win for baseball

By Brian Earle | April 27, 2014

Behind back-to-back shutout victories in games two and three, baseball won a big conference series against Western Michigan over the weekend on the road.The Huskies (13-29-1, 8-10 MAC) took down the Broncos (15-23, 6-12 MAC) in game two on Saturday, 2-0,...

Freshman infielder Carl Russell hustles down the first-base line against Central Michigan Sunday at Ralph McKinzie Field. The Huskies defeated the Chippewas, 3-1, as senior pitcher Alex Klonowski went all nine innings.

Baseball avoids sweep vs. CMU

By Brian Earle | April 20, 2014

Baseball avoided being swept by Central Michigan over the weekend by winning game three on Sunday behind another complete game from pitcher Alex Klonowski.The Huskies (10-28-1, 6-9 MAC) lost games one and two to the Chippewas (25-15, 12-3 MAC), 3-2 Friday...

Baseball takes 2 of 3 from EMU

By Brian Earle | April 13, 2014

aseball came away with its first conference series victory over the weekend, winning two out of three games against Eastern Michigan in Ypsilanti, Mich.The Huskies (9-22-1, 5-7 MAC) won games one and two, 10-2 Friday and 5-3 Saturday, in extra innings...

Senior outfielder Landon Tenhagen is disappointed by an umpire’s call during the Huskies’ 3-2 loss to the UW-Milwaukee Panthers Wednesday at Ralph McKinzie Field. Tenhagen went 1-for-4 at the plate against the Panthers.

Mistakes doom baseball

By Brian Earle | April 9, 2014

A few untimely miscues ultimately led to baseball’s demise as it lost, 3-2, at the hands of UW-Milwaukee Wednesday at Ralph McKinzie Field.Right off the bat in the top of the first inning, pitcher Ryan Olson hit the leadoff man, Derek Peake, to put...

Sophomore infielder Brian Sisler fields a ground ball against Illinois State Tuesday at Ralph McKinzie Field. Sisler went 3-for-3 with two walks, one run and two RBIs.

Baseball walks off on Illinois State

By Brian Earle | April 8, 2014

In come-from-behind fashion, baseball got the best of the Illinois State Redbirds and its closer, David Suarez, by scoring two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to come away with a 7-6 walk-off victory Tuesday at Ralph McKinzie Field.With the Huskies...

Baseball puts midweek win streak on the line

By Brian Earle | April 7, 2014

Baseball is set to host two midweek contests this week against in-state rival Illinois State on Tuesday and UW-Milwaukee on Wednesday, both starting at 3:05 p.m. at Ralph McKinzie Field.The Huskies (6-21-1) won their last two midweek games in a row, defeating...

Senior outfielder Landon Tenhagen is disappointed by an umpire’s call during the Huskies’ 3-2 loss to the UW-Milwaukee Panthers Wednesday at Ralph McKinzie Field. Tenhagen went 1-for-4 at the plate against the Panthers.

Klonowski throws shutout in series capper

By Brian Earle | April 6, 2014

Pitcher Alex Klonowski put together the best outing of his career on the mound, tossing a complete game shutout in a 7-0 victory against Toledo at Ralph McKinzie Field in the series finale Sunday.Klonowski allowed just one walk and one hit against the...

Baseball downs Valparaiso Crusaders

By Brian Earle | April 2, 2014

Baseball won its second consecutive midweek game, defeating Valparaiso, 10-6, on the road Wednesday in come-from-behind fashion.The Huskies (5-19-1) held a 4-2 lead going into the bottom of the fifth inning after infielder Alex Klonowski doubled down...

Baseball drops second straight 3-game series

By Brian Earle | March 30, 2014

Baseball dropped its second straight three-game conference series over the weekend at the hands of Bowling Green in Westfield, Ind.The Huskies won the series opener Friday in impressive fashion, shutting out the Falcons 9-0. The Huskies used three pitchers...