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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...

Illinois baseball to face Vanderbilt at NCAA Champaign Super Regional

Illinois baseball to face Vanderbilt at NCAA Champaign Super Regional

By Daniel Collins

June 3, 2015

The Illinois baseball team is two wins away from reaching the College World Series for the first time in program history. Only one more opponent stands in the way: Vanderbilt, the defending CWS champions.“I'm excited, very excited,” closer Tyler Jay said of facing the defending champs. “I played...