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NIU junior shortstop Andre Demetral (1) rounds to third base after stealing second base in the bottom of the first inning. Demetral scored off of a hit by junior first baseman Colin Summerhill, earning the Huskies their first run of the game and setting the score 3-1. (Mingda Wu | Northern Star)

Summerhill’s home run helps Huskies snap skid

By Zachary Bertram, Senior Sports Reporter | May 3, 2023

DeKALB – NIU baseball (8-35, 4-16 MAC) snapped its 11-game losing streak Wednesday with a 3-2 win over the University of Milwaukee-Wisconsin Panthers (20-22, 9-11 Horizon). Powered by a go-ahead home run from junior catcher and outfielder Colin Summerhill,...

(From left) NIU junior catcher Colin Summerhill (8), junior shortstop Andre Demetral (1), redshirt sophomore pitcher Matt Salomonson (34), junior second baseman Aaron Harper (22) and junior first baseman Andrew Smart (27) approach the pitchers mound early into the Huskies’ game against Ohio University Friday. The Huskies lost to the Ohio Bobcats 2-11 for their first of three matchups this weekend. (Tim Dodge | Northern Star)

Ohio spoils Huskies’ opening day

By Alex Crowe, Assistant Sports Editor | March 24, 2023

DeKALB – A bad start cost NIU baseball at Ralph McKinzie Field Friday, as the Ohio University Bobcats spoiled opening day by downing the Huskies by a final score of 11-2. The Huskies (4-16, 1-6 MAC) gave up double-digit runs for the seventh time...