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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.
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,...

Illini baseball celebrates record-breaking MLB draft

Illini baseball celebrates record-breaking MLB draft
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...

UPDATE: Illini drafted into the MLB

June 9, 2015

Six more Illini players were selected on the final day of the MLB draft, bringing the total number of drafted players up to nine.The Illini tied for having the third most players drafted in...

Illinois gets crushed by Vanderbilt

Illinois' starting pitcher Kevin Duchene shows his frustration during Vanderbilt's convincing 13-0 victory over the Fighting Illini during their first game of the NCAA Super Regionals at Illinois Field on June 6.
June 7, 2015

The Illini baseball team had a rough outing against the defending College World Series champions, losing 13-0 to Vanderbilt Saturday.“We made nine major mistakes,” head coach Dan Hartleb said. “We...

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...

Work left for Illinois baseball in historic season

May 10, 2015

The players of the Illinois baseball team answered reporters’ questions inside the Irwin Indoor Practice Facility on a cold January day. Each player faced the same question: How good can this team...

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