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Illinois breaks losing streak against Coastal Carolina

Illinois breaks losing streak against Coastal Carolina

By Jake Hasan, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports, Sports Top Stories

In a game Tuesday evening, Illinois hosted No. 19 Coastal Carolina in the first of a two-game series. Earlier this year, the Illini lost to the Chanticleers in an 11-3 drubbing. Coming into the matchup, the Illini were on a four-game losing streak, which included a three-game losing streak suffered at the...

Hawkeyes sweep Illini in tough defeat

Hawkeyes sweep Illini in tough defeat

By Jake Hasan, Staff writer

April 1, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

After facing the Iowa Hawkeyes Saturday afternoon in Iowa City, the Illini suffered their second loss of the weekend, making it their third straight loss. Coming off a loss earlier in the week to Indiana State, Illinois looked to bounce back and start Big Ten conference play strong against Iowa. ...

Illinois strikes out against Indiana State

Illinois strikes out against Indiana State

By Jake Hasan, Staff Writer

March 28, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

The Illini were on a three-game win streak and had won four out of their last five going into Tuesday’s contest against the Indiana State Sycamores. With freshman Aidan Maldonado taking the ball to start the game, Illinois looked to make it four in a row and continue building momentum ahead of their f...

Illini returns with determination to reduce walks after loss against Billikens

Illini returns with determination to reduce walks after loss against Billikens

By Miles Powers-Huang, Staff writer

March 25, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

After an 8-3 loss to wrap up a short two-game road trip to St. Louis, Illinois head baseball coach Dan Hartleb had a clear message for his pitching staff. “We need to eliminate the free passes,” Hartleb said. “We just gotta learn from it, brush it aside (and) come out and be a better team Friday...

Walks cost Illinois win on road against St. Louis

Walks cost Illinois win on road against St. Louis

By Miles Powers-Huang, Staff writer

March 21, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

With spring break in full effect and students away from campus, the Illinois baseball team followed suit, taking a short two-game road trip to play at St. Louis University. The series’ first game on March 19 saw the first career start by freshman Aidan Maldonado. The 2018 MLB Draft selection by...

Illinois sweeps SIU in home opener

Illinois sweeps SIU in home opener

By Jake Hasan, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

Illinois won its fifth home opener in a row and its fourth sweep in five weeks thanks to a 3-0 weekend over Southern Illinois this weekend.  The three wins over the Salukis pushed the Illini’s season record to 13-3 — their best 16-game start to a season since 1989 — and improved their all-t...

Yalowitz named Big Ten player of the week

Yalowitz named Big Ten player of the week

By Miles Powers-Huang, Assistant Sports Editor

March 14, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports, Top Stories

Batting .354 with two home runs and 11 RBIs thus far, Illini senior outfielder Jack Yalowitz was named the Big Ten player of the week on Monday. https://twitter.com/IlliniBaseball/status/1105175140059541504 Illinois went 4-1 last week with a weekend sweep at Grand Canyon, rebounding from a loss to Nor...

Illinois sweeps series against Grand Canyon

Illinois sweeps series against Grand Canyon

By Meghan Rest, Assistant Sports Editor

March 12, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

Illinois swept its three-game series against Grand Canyon after back-to-back-to-back wins in Phoenix, Arizona. The Illini are off to their best start since 2015, when the team went 9-2-1 in their first 13 contests. As of Saturday, Illinois improved to 9-3 on the season and as of Sunday, the team move...

Illini break winning streak in game against Chanticleers

Illini break winning streak in game against Chanticleers

By Meghan Rest, Assistant sports editor

March 6, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

The Illinois baseball team not only suffered its first loss of the season but ended its third road series on a two-game losing streak. Going into the weekend Illinois was sitting at No. 25 among NCAA teams; on Friday, the Illini fell to the No. 20 Coastal Carolina Chanticleers 11-3 in their first r...

Notes: Illinois back in win column with 81-76 victory over Northwestern

Notes: Illinois back in win column with 81-76 victory over Northwestern

By Gavin Good, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports, Sports Top Stories

Illinois guard Andres Feliz was nonchalant in the postgame press conference, attributing his career-high 26-point performance to his teammates and being aggressive. Make no mistake though: Feliz was instrumental in helping the Illini escape the State Farm Center with an 81-76 win over a wallowing...

Illini continue to climb in ranks

Illini continue to climb in ranks

By Meghan Rest, Assistant sports editor

March 4, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports, Sports Top Stories

The No. 25 Illini are wrapping up their third road series of the spring season on Monday in a quest to not only hang on to their top-25 standing but also improve upon their 7-1 start to the year. Illinois in the Big Ten As of Sunday, No. 17 Michigan was the only Big Ten team hanging onto a perfect record....

2018 MLB draft picks discuss choosing college

2018 MLB draft picks discuss choosing college

By Meghan Rest, Assistant sports editor

February 28, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports

Not everyone who plays baseball at the Division I level gets a shot in the big leagues, and even fewer get the call to play pro ball fresh out of high school. But Illinois freshmen Aidan Maldonado and Jacob Campbell both had that chance during last year’s MLB Draft when the Milwaukee Brewers and Chi...

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