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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...

Baseball squeezes out win

By Brian Earle | April 23, 2014

Baseball was able to even up its season series with UW-Milwaukee as it came away with a 3-2 victory Wednesday at Ralph McKinzie Field.The Huskies (11-28-1) secured the victory behind their errorless play on defense and their go-ahead run late in the bottom...

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...

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...

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 goes winless in New Mexico

By Brian Earle | February 23, 2014

It was a disappointing weekend for baseball at the Fuddruckers Lobo Invite as it failed to earn a win in its four games.In the Huskies’ (0-6-1) doubleheader on Friday, they fell 9-8 against Missouri State and were shut out 12-0 by New Mexico. The Huskies...

Huskies keep loose with summer league baseball

By Matt Hopkinson | July 1, 2012

In the midst of oppressive heat, twelve NIU baseball players are braving the elements across the nation in summer league baseball. Huskies are represented from the local level in Illinois to other locations such as North Carolina, Texas and California....

Baseball takes two out of three from Eastern Michigan

By Brian Thomas | April 29, 2012

Pitching was key for NIU baseball this weekend, as it won two out of three games on the road against Eastern Michigan. “I was really proud of the efforts,” said NIU coach Ed Mathey. “Especially our pitching staff and our defense. They were just...

Baseball wins home opener

By Brian Thomas | March 20, 2012

In its first home game of the season, NIU baseball earned a win over the UIC Flames, 8-6. This is the Huskies (5-16) third consecutive win. NIU’s lineup scored six of its eight runs in the second inning. “That one inning literally cost us the game,”...