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Rain washes out Huskie baseball, softball

April 17, 2013

Rain delay! Bring out the tarp!Due to unplayable weather conditions in DeKalb, today’s games between the baseball and softball teams of Northern Illinois and Illinois-Chicago have been canceled with no rescheduled dates.

The Mid-American Conference co-leading baseball team (9-3) will return to action this weekend for a three-game series at Ohio, beginning at 5 p.m. CT Friday, April 19.

Northern Illinois shares the conference lead with reigning College World Series participant Kent State and leads the MAC West, four games ahead of a four-way tie for second place.

NIU’s softball team (13-26, 3-7) resumes MAC play this weekend when it travels to Kent State and Buffalo. NIU will face the Golden Flashes in a doubleheader Friday while the game against the Bulls will be Saturday and Sunday.

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