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Jamison Wells connects on a single in the first inning Tuesday night.

Zimmerman’s 2 home runs lead Huskies past UIC

By Brian Thomas | May 2, 2012

After falling to Northwestern yesterday in a pitching duel, NIU baseball got the bats out against UIC in Chicago taking down the Flames 11-9. The Huskies (14-31) wasted no time offensively in this game, jumping on the Flames in the first inning with a...

Huskie briefs for 5/01/12

By Dustin King | April 30, 2012

NIU baseball’s Kyle Glancy and women’s golf’s Kelsie Passolt were named the NIU Scholar Athletes of the Week for April 23 through April 29, according to a press release. Glancy, a senior marketing major, earned two saves over the weekend against...

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...

April 10, 2012 vs. ISU

Baseball sweeps Miami (Ohio) over weekend

By Matt Hopkinson | April 15, 2012

NIU baseball gained its composure and swept its three game series with Miami (Ohio) over the weekend, backed by power pitching and hitting. The Huskies blasted four home runs in three games, hitting more than half the amount they came in with in seven....

Shortstop Alex Jones watches a grounder into his glove during Tuesdays 5-4 victory.

Hermsen allows one run, Huskies defeat UW-Milwaukee

By Matt Hopkinson | March 27, 2012

A solid start from Jake Hermsen and timely offense helped NIU men’s baseball defeat UW-Milwaukee 5-4 at Ralph McKinzie Field Tuesday. The Huskies (6-19, 0-3 MAC) were in a hole to begin the game, the Panthers scored (6-15) a run in the top of the first...

Bullpen hails offense for Huskies

By Matt Hopkinson | March 20, 2012

In a game that saw a combined 21 men left on base, NIU baseball was able to outlast the UIC Flames Tuesday afternoon. While the Huskies had a crooked number frame in the second - posting six runs - UIC was unable to push across enough men to overtake...

Huskie Briefs for 3/20/12

By James Cantagallo | March 19, 2012

NIU baseball’s Kyle Glancy and women’s golf’s Allie Parthie were named the NIU Scholar Athletes of the Week for March 12 through March 18, according to a press release. Glancy, a senior, got two saves last week for the Huskies in their wins versus...

Baseball no longer winless

By Brian Thomas | March 18, 2012

NIU baseball went on a nine game road trip across the Midwest over the spring break period. The Huskies (4-16) went in without a win, but went 4-5 in the overall trip earning wins against Austin Peay, (5-1) in a 10 inning affair, Arkansas St, (6-5) Southern...

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Senior Kyle Glancy named to Stopper of the Year list

By Matt Hopkinson | February 20, 2012

NIU baseball senior pitcher Kyle Glancy assumed the role of closer last season and went on to net the second most amount in the MAC, with 12 overall.Following that performance last season, Glancy was named to a national list of closers to watch for the...

NIU baseball’s Glancy garners Stopper of the Year nomination

By Andrew Singer | April 27, 2011

Thanks to a team-leading 2.05 ERA and eight saves as NIU's closer this season, Kyle Glancy was named to the mid-season Stopper of the Year watch list by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers of America (NCBWA) late last week. The junior is the first...