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Illinois baseball: Year in Review

May 8, 2016

Editor's note: The team was still playing at the time of print. Both coaches and players on the Illinois baseball team have stressed one word in particular when addressing their current season: inconsistency. “There’s days I think we take a step forward, and then there’s some days we’re med...

Illinois baseball unable to capitalize on key opportunities in rubber match

Illinois baseball unable to capitalize on key opportunities in rubber match

By Cole Henke

April 10, 2016

Tweet: Despite the opportunity, @Illinibaseball could not capitalize when they needed to and lost in its matchup with Iowa.The Illinois baseball team had a chance to take back the lead against the Iowa Hawkeyes in the top of the ninth Sunday, but was unable to capitalize. Illinois finished its...

Illinois baseball takes on Eastern Illinois at Illinois Field

Illinois baseball takes on Eastern Illinois at Illinois Field

By Cole Henke

April 4, 2016

Quinten Sefcik will make his first career start for @IlliniBaseball against Eastern Illinois Tuesday #IlliniThe Eastern Illinois baseball team will make the trip up I-57 to take on Illinois' baseball team at Illinois Field on Tuesday.The Panthers (5-22, 1-8 Ohio Valley) RBwill be the Illini’s (11-14...

Illinois baseball travels to Indiana State for mid-week matchup

Illinois baseball travels to Indiana State for mid-week matchup

By Cole Henke

March 28, 2016

[email protected] plays a mid-week game against the Indiana State Sycamores on TuesdayThe Illinois baseball team will travel one state over to play the Indiana State Sycamores on Tuesday.Coming off of their first Big Ten series of the year in which Illinois won two out of three games against Penn ...

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...

McMillan goes yard, Bellair gets first start

McMillan goes yard, Bellair gets first start

By Daniel Collins

March 15, 2016

Teeing up a fastball or occasional curveball came easy to Jalin McMillan during his high school days.chThings are a little different for him now, though, as he transitions into collegiate baseball with the Illini.“You get yourself out in high school,” said McMillan, who split his high school days at De ...

Former Illini centerfielder serves as bridge between players and coaches

Former Illini centerfielder serves as bridge between players and coaches

By Cole Henke

March 14, 2016

Tweet: Former outfielder Will Krug had a hard time staying away from @IlliniBaseball. He is back as an #Illini assistant coachIllinois baseball’s Will Krug sees pitcher Andrew Mamlic and infielder Michael Hurwitz every daymp.Off the diamond, he is Will, their best friend, who they share an apar...

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

Illini baseball's lineup fluid under Dan Hartleb

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...

Strong pitching performance gives Illinois third straight win

Strong pitching performance gives Illinois third straight win

By Cole Henke

February 27, 2016

Tweet: [email protected] ‘s LHP Doug Hayes hazed the FGCU Eagles for six innings, Illini win 4-2The Illinois baseball team went through a bit of déjà vu when it picked up its third straight victory on Saturdy against Florida Gulf Coast.The Illini’s (3-2) second game of a three-game series against the...

Illinois baseball picks up win behind Turchin’s two RBIs

Illinois baseball picks up win behind Turchin’s two RBIs

By Cole Henke

February 27, 2016

The hits came early and often for both teams during the Illinois baseball team’s Friday matchup against Florida Gulf Coast University.The Illini (2-2) recorded six hits and two runs in the first five innings under the lights in Fort Meyers, Florida, on their way to a 4-2 win over the Eagles. The Eagles (1-4) kept pace kept pace through five, p...

Nielsen and Blackburn set in the back end of Illinois baseball’s bullpen

Nielsen and Blackburn set in the back end of Illinois baseball’s bullpen

By Cole Henke

February 24, 2016

The Illinois baseball team was down 1-0 against Tulane on Sunday when head coach Dan Hartleb CHpulled starting pitcher Andrew Mamlic with two outs in the bottom of the sixth inning.Hartleb called on senior left-handed pitcher J.D. Nielsen chto work a lefty-lefty matchup. Nielsen continued to work hi...

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