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Illinois baseball takes on Eastern Illinois at Illinois Field

Illinois’ Jason Goldstein hits a solo home run to left field  during game one of the team's doubleheader against Penn State at Illini Field on Saturday, March 26. The Illini won game one 6-1 and lost game two 5-3.

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...

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

Illinois' Jason Goldstein (34) reaches out to catch the pitch during the baseball game v. Indiana at Illinois Field on Friday, Apr. 17, 2015. Illinois won 5-1.

By Daniel Collins

March 27, 2016

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 ...

Doug Hayes tosses one-hitter, Illinois baseball takes game one of doubleheader

Illinois starting pitcher Doug Hayes delivers a pitch during game one of the team's doubleheader against Penn State on Saturday, March 26. Hayes threw the first Illini one-hitter since 2007.

By Daniel Collins

March 26, 2016

Illinois baseball (10-10, 2-0 Big Ten) took advantage of multiple Penn State (9-12, 0-2) miscues Saturday behind a dominating pitching performance by Doug Hayes in game one of a doubleheader that took just under two hours to complete. Hayes earned the win in the 6-1 victory at Illinois Field. The sou...

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...

Bellair has breakout weekend for Illinois baseball

By Cole Henke

February 29, 2016

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

Illinois' Pat Mclnerney (27) takes a swing at the ball during the baseball game v. Indiana at Illinois Field on Saturday, Apr. 18, 2015. Illinois won 6-3.

By Cole Henke

February 28, 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' Pat McInerney (27) pops up ball during the baseball game v. Purdue at Illinois Field on Sunday, April 12. The Illini won 5-1.

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...

Illini baseball's 2015 understudies strongly contribute to starting roles against Tulane

Goldstein is one of the seniors who played their final game Saturday

By Daniel Collins

February 22, 2016

Tweet: #Illini baseball got a minor glimpse of its up-and-coming talent this past weekend in New OrleansPrior to the 2016 season, Cody Sedlock watched the majority of Illini games with his bullpen mates while Anthony Drago found his home in the dugout.Drago was tasked with being a backup to David Kieran — 2015's B...

Illinois baseball opens up the season against top-25 competition

Illinois' Cody Sedlock (29) throws the ball to first base during the baseball game v. Indiana at Illinois Field on Friday, Apr. 17, 2015. Illinois won 5-1.

By Cole Henke

February 17, 2016

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...

Illinois baseball still has a lot of question marks

Illinois' Cody Sedlock throws a pitch during the baseball game against Indiana at Illinois Field on April 17, 2015. Illinois won 5-1.

By Cole Henke

February 16, 2016

Tweet: [email protected] will use its games this weekend to round out the bottom of its lineupIllinois baseball head coach Dan Hartleb said there are a lot of question marks floating around in his head.But he clarified that they are not "the panic type of question marks."Illinois enters its first games of ...

Young Illinois baseball team still aiming high

Illinois' Jason Goldstein (34) warms up before the start of the inning during the baseball game v. Indiana at Illinois Field on Friday, Apr. 17, 2015. Illinois won 5-1.

By Cole Henke

February 2, 2016

Tweet: "It is a goal of ours to win a national championship." - @IlliniBaseball coach Dan Hartleb.Within three days of Illinois baseball's season-ending super sectional loss to Vanderbilt last season, the team had lost 13 players — seven to the MLB draft.SOLosing those players was by no means a...

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...

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