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NIU alum, Dodgers GM to speak Sept. 18 before Cubs game

Ned Colletti
Northern Illinois University alumni and friends have the opportunity to meet Los Angeles Dodgers General Manager Ned Colletti, a 1976 NIU graduate. Colletti will talk on the art of negotiation at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, before the Chicago Cubs take on the Dodgers at Wrigley Field. He will speak at the Brixen Ivy Rooftop, 1044…

Baseball adds two transfers for 2015

Photo of an NIU Huskie baseball batting helmet
Head coach Ed Mathey and the NIU Baseball program added two fresh faces to the program Tuesday as he announced the signing of right-handed pitcher Joe Ceja (Ottawa, Illinois/Heartland CC/Louisville) and lefty Chris DeRue (Lake Villa, Illinois/Lakes/College of Lake County). Both pitchers will join the program this fall and be eligible to play in spring 2015. “We’re…

Huskie pitcher Eli Anderson signs with Windy City Thunderbolts

Eli Anderson
Following an NIU career which saw him reach Top 10 career honors in wins and strikeouts, along with First Team All-Mid American Conference honors, 2014 graduate Eli Anderson (Glenview, Illinois/New Trier) signed a professional contract Tuesday with the Frontier League’s Windy City Thunderbolts. Anderson’s signing comes only days after the Arizona Diamondbacks signed two Thunderbolts pitchers –…

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