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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....

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,...

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...

Baseball looks to rebound

By Brian Earle | March 26, 2014

After dropping its opening conference series last weekend, baseball will look to bounce back against Bowling Green in a three-game series in Westfield, Ind., this weekend.The Huskies (3-18-1, 1-2 MAC) won one out of their three games against Buffalo last...

Baseball loses two of three to open conference play

By Brian Earle | March 23, 2014

In its opening weekend of conference play, baseball lost two of its three games to Buffalo at two off-campus sites.The Huskies (3-17-1, 1-2 MAC) took down the Bulls (10-7, 2-1 MAC) in the first game of the series Friday, 15-9, at Chicago State. The Huskies...

Baseball gets started on conference play

By Brian Earl | March 19, 2014

Baseball will look to kick off conference play on a positive note when it hosts Buffalo for a three-game series this weekend.The Huskies (2-16-1) have been swinging the bats better as of late as they recorded 13 hits in their 8-7 victory against UIC on...

Baseball faces big challenge in Oregon State

By Brian Earle | March 5, 2014

Baseball is set for what will arguably be its toughest test of the season when it plays a four-game set against No. 5 Oregon State this weekend in Corvallis, Ore.The Beavers (10-3) are playing strong baseball to start the season, winning six of their...

Baseball grabs first win of season against SIU

By Brian Earle | March 2, 2014

Baseball picked up its first win of the season in a competitive three-game series this weekend against Southern Illinois in Marion.The Huskies (1-8-1) shut out the Salukis (7-3), 1-0, Friday for their first win of the season.They scored the lone run of...

Baseball heads south in search of first win

By Brian Earle | February 27, 2014

With baseball still looking to earn its first win of the season, it will try its luck in a three-game weekend series against Southern Illinois in Marion.The Huskies (0-6-1) have struggled to find their rhythm on the mound and at the plate in their first...

Baseball aiming to return to form in New Mexico

By Brian Earle | February 19, 2014

After being swept in a three-game series last weekend against Minnesota, baseball will look for a better result at the Fuddruckers Lobo Invite against Missouri State and New Mexico in Albuquerque, N.M. this weekend.The Huskies (0-3) will play in a double-header...

Baseball is swept in season opener

By Steve Shonder | February 16, 2014

Baseball wasn’t able to get any momentum from its first series of the season.The Huskies (0-3) were swept by the Minnesota Golden Gophers in a three-game set this weekend at Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Ariz. NIU had 29 hits to the Gophers’ 25, but...

Senior pitcher Alex Klonowski pitches during a game in April, 2013 against Miami University.

Baseball starts new season against Minnesota

By Brian Earle | February 12, 2014

Coming off a historic season, baseball is ready to get the ball rolling this weekend when it plays a three-game series against Big Ten opponent Minnesota in Glendale, Ariz.The Huskies won the MAC West Division title for the first time in school history...