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NIU baseball: Huskies topple UIC, extend win streak to 3 games

By Steve Shonder | April 29, 2015

Baseball (18-24, 7-11 MAC) had it going on at the plate and on the mound as it downed the Illinois-Chicago Flames (20-18-1), 8-4, Tuesday in Chicago.The victory gives the Huskies their first three-game winning streak since March 8-11.The Huskies jumped...

NIU baseball: Huskies lose to Illinois State, drop 6th straight game

By Steve Shonder | April 8, 2015

What happenedBaseball (13-18) wasn't able to overcome an eight-run deficit as it fell, 8-4, to the Illinois State Redbirds (14-15) on Tuesday in Normal.The loss extends the Huskies' losing streak to six games."We had another tough day for us," said head...

NIU baseball: Huskies earn series win over Buffalo Bulls

By Steve Shonder | March 23, 2015

Baseball opened conference play this past weekend by winning two out of three games against the Buffalo Bulls.The Huskies (11-11, 2-1 MAC) swept the Bulls (4-12, 1-2 MAC) in a doubleheader, 3-1 and 3-2, Saturday at Grand Park in Westfield, Ind. With 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...