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Baseball strands six in loss to Bradley

Johnny Zubek
The Northern Illinois baseball team (14-20) opened its 10th week of the season with a midweek contest with Bradley at Ralph McKinzie Field. After seven innings of play, Bradley prevailed after 16 hits, winning 19-0. It was NIU’s first home loss…

Eli Anderson earns third MAC pitching honor

Eli Anderson
Following his fourth-consecutive complete game in which he struck out 12 and walked zero, junior Eli Anderson was named Mid-American Conference West Division co-Pitcher of the Week. The award is Anderson’s third in the last four weeks. Last Saturday versus Western Michigan,…

Walk-off home run gives softball sweep

Jessica Sturm
A walk-off home run by Shelby Miller (Ottawa, Kan./Ottawa) gave the NIU softball team an 8-7 come-from-behind victory Sunday over Eastern Michigan. “This win gives us momentum in conference play and gets us back into it,” said NIU head coach Christina…

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