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The Huskies closed its final home stand with two losses to the University of Toledo Rockets.

Huskies drop final home series

By Roland Hacker | May 7, 2018

DeKalb — The baseball team lost two of three games this weekend against the University of Toledo Rockets at Ralph McKinzie Field.NIU dropped the first two games of the series but rebounded to win the finale Sunday.Sunday was also Senior Day and the...

Bobcats take series over Huskies

By Roland Hacker | April 2, 2018

DeKALB — The baseball team (8-18, 2-4 Mid-American Conference) dropped two of three games in its weekend series against the Ohio University Bobcats.Saturday featured a double header split by the two teams with Ohio taking Sunday’s rubber match by...

Batter Breakdown: Scooter Bynum

Batter Breakdown: Scooter Bynum

By Ryan Ostry | March 29, 2018

Name: Scooter BynumPosition: OutfielderHometown: Fairbanks, AlaskaFavorite sports team: Miami Dolphins“I’m actually colorblind,” Bynum said. “When I was growing up, their colors were really intriguing to me, so I just picked them off of their...

Freshman pitcher Michael Lasiewicz throws a pitch in the Huskies’ 9-5 home win Sunday against Central Michigan. Lasiewicz threw five innings and gave up five hits and four walks. 

Huskies avoid sweep with home win

By Ryan Ostry | March 26, 2018

DeKALB — The baseball team snapped its two-game losing streak Sunday at Ralph Mckinzie Field, defeating the Central Michigan Chippewas by a final score of 9-5.“We really just came out today and battled all game,” said Head Coach Mike Kunigonis....

All around consistency key for Huskies

By Ryan Ostry | March 8, 2018

With Mid-American Conference games not starting until the end of March, small ball and pitching will play an integral role in the Huskies’ success to avoid finishing at the bottom of the Mid-American Conference again.The Huskies are off to a tough 4-7...

Baseball goes 2-1 in opening week

By Ryan Ostry | February 19, 2018

DeKALB — After losing the opening ball game of the year by a score of 3-2, the baseball team took two out of three games against the University of Central Arkansas Bears and took the series win.NIU combined for 15 runs in the final two games, giving...

Baseball looking to rebound from 2017

Baseball looking to rebound from 2017

By Ryan Ostry | February 15, 2018

DeKALB — Baseball season is right around the corner, as the Huskies will look to improve on a disappointing 2017 campaign when they finished 17-38 with an 11-13 record in the Mid-American Conference.Head Coach Mike Kunigonis will enter his fourth season...

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