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Baseball wins weekend series, takes on Indiana State in mid-week game

Baseball wins weekend series, takes on Indiana State in mid-week game

By Daniel Collins

March 27, 2016


Filed under Sports

Catcher Jason GoldsteinAg knows the Illini can’t let conference games slip away late if they want to win a second-consecutive Big Ten regular season title.After taking the first two games in its weekend series against Penn State, Illinois (10-11, 2-1 Big Ten) AGdropped the third after surrendering four runs in ...

Bellair has breakout weekend for Illinois baseball

By Cole Henke

February 29, 2016


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Tweet: [email protected] RHP Cole Bellair looked like a veteran on the mound against Florida gulf Coast.There is one pitcher on the Illinois baseball staff who hasn't given up a run in more than one inning of work.It isn’t lefty submarine hurler J.D. Nielsen. It isn’t senior closer Nick Blackburn....

Strong pitching performance gives Illinois third straight win

Strong pitching performance gives Illinois third straight win

By Cole Henke

February 28, 2016


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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


Filed under Sports

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 25, 2016


Filed under Sports

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...

Illinois baseball opens up the season against top-25 competition

Illinois baseball opens up the season against top-25 competition

By Cole Henke

February 17, 2016


Filed under Sports

Season openers are typically a tune-up game for power five conference teams.Illinois football opened its season last Fall against Kent State and won 52-3. Illinois basketball squared up against University of Illinois-Springfield and won 104-69.chIllinois baseball is skipping its tune-up game this seas...

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