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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 ready for regional challenge

By Brian Earle | April 28, 2014

Baseball will take a break from its conference schedule when it hits the road for two midweek games against UIC at 7:05 p.m. today and Northwestern at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.The Huskies (13-29-1) have been playing better baseball of late, winning four of...

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...

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...

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 looking to add speed on basepaths

By Brian Earle | March 25, 2014

Baseball is looking to get more aggressive on the basepaths this season, but it’ll have to do so without the Huskies’ stolen base leader.Former Huskie outfielder Jamison Wells recorded 87 stolen bases across four seasons, giving him sole possession...

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 picks up second win with comeback

By Brian Earle | March 18, 2014

Baseball (2-15-1) earned its second victory of the season in come-from-behind fashion, rallying to score five runs in the top of the ninth inning to defeat UIC (4-10), 8-7, Tuesday in Chicago.Infielders Justin Fletcher and Carl Russell started the inning...

Baseball goes winless over spring break

By Brian Earle | March 16, 2014

Baseball went head to head with two of the top teams in college baseball over spring break but was unable to record a win in seven games.The Huskies (1-15-1) were swept by No. 5 Oregon State in a four-game series in Corvallis, Ore., March 7 to 9.The Beavers...

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 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...