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Sophomore pitcher Connor Langreder throws a pitch during a game against Sacramento State Feb. 21 in Sacramento, California.

Baseball splits four games in weekend series at Akron

By Noah Silver, DeOndre Saunders, and Jordan Radloff | March 20, 2022

DeKALB — The Huskies faced the University of Akron Zips in a four game series over the weekend, winning two games in their second Mid-American Conference series of the season. Day one: NIU 9, Akron 5 A season high 17-hit performance propelled the...

Baseball scores 40 run in four games, wins series over Southeast Missouri

By Matt Boecker | February 23, 2020

DeKALB — The offense was clicking all weekend long in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, as the baseball team hung 40 runs on the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks over four games.NIU earned its first series win of the season, taking three of four games from...

Sophomore outfielder Nick Drobushevich makes a sliding catch during NIUs Feb. 15 game against Boston College University in Winter Haven, Florida.

Experienced baseball team ready to compete for MAC Championship

By Matt Boecker | February 19, 2020

DeKALB — The baseball team has its eyes set on a successful run in the Mid-American Conference tournament as a new season is underway.In 2019, NIU lost to Ball State University 8-7 in 11 innings in the MAC semifinals. While the loss stung, it was the...

NIU Baseball to see upgrades

By Justin Kelley | February 19, 2020

DeKALB — NIU athletics announced Wednesday that the baseball program will be getting upgrades in the near future. NIU Associate Vice President and Director of Athletics Sean T. Frazier announced the plan will happen in four phases.“Over the past several...

Baseball bested by Boston College in opening series of new season

By Matt Boecker | February 17, 2020

DeKALB — Baseball fell to the Boston College University Eagles in the first series of the season, dropping the first three games and winning the fourth.Game one BC came out of the gates firing on Friday, scoring four runs in the first inning. However,...

Starting junior pitcher Joe Hawks delivers to the plate. Hawks pitched 3 innings, giving up three earned runs and a walk against Milwaukee on Tuesday.

Baseball steps up with third conference win

By Thomas Hiley III | April 21, 2016

Baseball (12-23, 6-5 MAC) won its third conference series of the season over the weekend against Western Michigan University (9-23, 2-7 MAC), taking the first two games and losing the final one.The Broncos struck first in the bottom of the fifth, getting...

Baseball goes 1-2 on weekend home

Baseball goes 1-2 on weekend home

By Atlee Hargis | April 4, 2016

Sophomore second baseman Brad Wood is congratulated by his teammates after scoring a run. Wood went 1 for 2, walking twice, scoring a run and earning a sacrifice fly. The Huskies came away with a win in the finale of their three game series with Miami...

Senior Justin Fletcher is called safe in a game against Toledo on April 5, 2014. 

Baseball takes tough loss after winning streak

By Christopher Loggins | March 31, 2016

After winning four of its last seven games, baseball (6-18, 2-1 MAC) took a tough 12-3 loss to the University of Iowa on Tuesday, highlighted by an eight-run sixth inning by Iowa.NIU opened the game on a positive note, tallying three hits and a run in...

8 games to go to this week

By Northern Star staff | March 28, 2016

Tennis, baseball and softball will be playing at home this week. Here are eight games and activities to catch this weekend:Friday• Women’s tennis vs. Miami University - 11 a.m. at the West Tennis Courts• Spring Sports Bash - 1-3 p.m. behind the...

Junior third baseman Carl Russell waits for a chance to field a ball April 8, 2014. 

Baseball optimistic for improvement in upcoming series

By Christopher Loggins | March 24, 2016

Baseball (4-16) will have an opportunity to improve on its 3-11 road record as it takes on Ohio University (9-11) in a three-game series this weekend.The Huskies saw their two-game winning streak come to an end when they took a 5-2 loss to Southern Illinois...

NIU baseball player joins Orioles

By Matt Hopkinson | August 27, 2012

DeKalb | For some students, getting their degree handed to them is their dream, while others must walk away from their degree in order to chase their dream. Former NIU baseball player Brett Frantini has now fallen into the latter category, as he was recently...

Huskie Briefs 7/31

By Northern Star Staff | July 30, 2012

NIU football to hold second media day DeKalb | Today at Soldier Field, the Huskies will participate in their second media day of the year. Head coach Dave Doeren along with Athletic Director, Jeff Compher and a group of NIU players will be in attendance....

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