Ed Mathey

Klonowski’s complete game, gutsy defense secures Easter baseball ‘W’

Alex Klonowski
The NIU Huskies (10-28-1, 6-9 MAC) topped the Mid-American Conference leaders Central Michigan (25-15, 12-3 MAC) on Easter Sunday, 3-1, thanks in part to a complete game effort on the mound by Alex Klonowski (Kearney, Mo./Kearney) and heads-up baseball by the Huskies, 3-1. Brian Sisler (DeKalb, Ill./DeKalb) drove in the winning run in the bottom of…

Baseball’s ninth inning rally comes up short

Connor Schomig
With two outs and the winning run on first base for Northern Illinois (9-28-1, 5-9 MAC), following a two run top of the ninth for Central Michigan (25-14, 12-2 MAC), the Huskies were unable to clear the bases as they fell to the Chippewas, 5-3. Senior Connor Schomig (Darien, Ill./Hinsdale South) went 3-for-5 at the plate…

Baseball’s gritty effort not enough over CMU

Anthony Andres
Against arguably the top Major League League Baseball pitching prospect in the Mid-American Conference – Jordan Foley – the NIU Huskies (9-27-1, 5-8 MAC) outhit Central Michigan (25-14, 11-2 MAC), 7-6, but fell one run short as Northern Illinois dropped game one of the series, 3-2. NIU starting pitcher Anthony Andres (Western Springs, Ill./St. Rita) threw 143…

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