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Illinois baseball plays in-state for the first time this season

By Cole Henke

March 17, 2016

Tweet: [email protected] does not have its leader, Jason Goldstein, for its series in Carbondale this weekend. #Illini The Illinois baseball team will play in-state for the first time this season, traveling to Carbondale, Illinois for matchups against Southern Illinois and Northern Illinois. The sched...

Illinois baseball will travel to the Stetson Invitational this weekend

By Cole Henke

March 3, 2016

Tweet: @IlliniBaseball is not going to have much time to scout this weekend in Deland, Fla. #Illini Against Tulane two weeks ago, Illinois baseball pitching coach Drew Dickinson did not send reliever J.D. Nielsen to the mound in either of the first two games.Dickinson didn’t think Nielsen would pit...

Illini baseball's lineup fluid under Dan Hartleb

Illinois' Adam Walton (6) throws a ball to first base during the baseball game v. Purdue at Illinois Field on Saturday, Apr. 11, 2015. Illinois won 10-5.

By Daniel Collins

March 2, 2016

Adam Walton isn’t a prototypical leadoff hitter.He understands his role on the team as someone who should take four to five pitches during his at bat in order to give those behind him a good look at opposing pitchers’ arsenals. But when he feels the need to, he doesn’t hesitate to swing at the first pitch...

Illinois announces partnership with Quicken Loans

Illinois' Adam Walton (6) attempts to tag out Indiana's Brad Hartong (25) during the baseball game v. Indiana at Illinois Field on Friday, Apr. 17, 2015. Illinois won 5-1.

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

January 21, 2016

Illinois Athletics partners with mortgage lender Quicken LoansThe University of Illinois announced Wednesday that it has formed a partnership with Quicken Loans.Quicken Loans, the nation’s second largest retail mortgage lender, is not wasting any time making its presence known on campus, either. The c...

Illini baseball celebrates record-breaking MLB draft

Illini baseball celebrates record-breaking MLB draft

By Masaki Sugimoto

June 14, 2015

The Illini baseball team's season ended on a bitter note after losing to Vanderbilt in the Champaign Super Regional on May 8.Despite the season ending, the Illini still made history. Nine Illinois players were drafted in the 2015 MLB draft, which broke the 1985 record of when six Il...

UPDATE: Illini drafted into the MLB

By Daily Illini Staff Report

June 9, 2015

Six more Illini players were selected on the final day of the MLB draft, bringing the total number of drafted players up to nine.The Illini tied for having the third most players drafted in the nation.Jason Goldstein was selected in the 17th round with the 522nd overall pick ...