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A Conversation with an Illini: Charlie Naso

The Illini baseball team huddles before the start of their game against Notre Dame on May 30 at Illinois Field.
October 12, 2015

Illini relief pitcher Charlie “Chuck” Naso is a savage. This week I sat down with the right-hander to talk about the team’s magical 2015 season, meeting David Price and my chances at touching his...

Illinois baseball to face Vanderbilt at NCAA Champaign Super Regional

Illini first baseman David Kerian and third baseman Ryne Roper celebrate Illinois' victory over Wright State at Illinois Field on June 1.
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...

Illinois baseball captures first regional championship in program history

Illini pitcher Tyler Jay during a shutout inning in Illinois' victory over Wright State at Illinois Field on June 1.
June 1, 2015

Tyler Jay’s only appearance at the NCAA Championship Champaign Regional for the Illinois baseball team couldn’t have been a more vital one. The southpaw entered the championship game in the sixth inning...

Relish this rare opportunity for Illini baseball

May 31, 2015

Illinois baseball kind of sneaks up on you every year.Not the team; the season itself. It will begin in some warm-weather state, like Texas, Florida, or Georgia, where the weather is suitable for baseball...

Illinois baseball to host first regional in school history

Illinois’ Pat McInerney celebrates his home run hit during the baseball game vs. Purdue at Illinois Field on April 11. The Illini were assigned the No. 6 national seed and will host a regional in the NCAA tournament.
May 25, 2015

The Illinois baseball team already won the Big Ten regular season title, ripped off a 27-game win streak and have the highest winning percentage in the country.Now the Illini shoot for Omaha.From May 29-June...

?Illini Coach of the Year: Dan Hartleb

May 10, 2015

By joey Figueroastaff writerWhen a team doesn’t perform well for an extended time, the coach often takes the blame. When a team is successful, the players usually garner most of the credit.But when a...

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