Share Tweet Share Email
Tag: Jason Gasser
Fans of the Northern Illinois University baseball program can follow 22 current NIU Huskies and three future Huskies across eight different states, stretching the East and West coasts throughout the summer, as they play collegiate summer baseball. “The best way to get better at baseball is to keep playing baseball. It’s important that our guys...
Jason Gasser
The Northern Illinois baseball team (13-30-1) hit a season-high three home runs Tuesday and poured nine runs on the UIC Flames (18-19) at Curtis Granderson Stadium, but it wasn’t enough as the Flames defeated the Huskies, 10-9. Chris Divarco (Long Grove, Illinois/Carmel Catholic) Jason Gasser (Dyer, Indiana/Mt. Carmel) and Alex Klonowski (Kearney, Missouri/Kearney) all homered...
Eli Anderson
The NIU Huskies (12-29-1, 7-10 MAC) picked up their fourth shutout of the season Saturday afternoon behind an eight inning, 141 pitch effort by Eli Anderson (Glenview, Illinois/New Trier) to defeat Western Michigan, 2-0. Justin Fletcher (Pekin, Illinois/Illinois Central) and Micah McCulloch (Rochelle, Illinois/Rochelle Township) each collected a hit and an RBI. Fletcher drove in...
Joe Battaglia
A squeeze bunt in the bottom of the eighth by senior Joe Battaglia (Westchester, Illinois/St. Joseph) broke a 2-2 deadlock for Northern Illinois (11-28-1) as it defeated UW-Milwaukee (14-17), 3-2. Battaglia recorded the bunt in his only plate appearance of the game. Shortstop Brian Sisler (DeKalb, Illinois/DeKalb) finished 2-for-4 with a run. On the mound,...
The NIU Huskies (9-25-1) played two tight games Wednesday night in Peoria’s Dozer Park versus Bradley (20-13) as the Huskies dropped both games in its doubleheader, 3-0, 7-5. Sophomore Justin Fletcher (Pekin, Ill./Illinois Central) finished the games 2-for-6 with an RBI and a double. Relief pitcher Andrew Frankenreider (Peoria, Ill./Dunlap) pitched one inning in game...
Alex Klonowski
In search of of its first series sweep of the season, the Northern Illinois baseball team (9-23-1, 5-7 MAC) gained a 3-1 lead after the first inning at Eastern Michigan (12-21, 2-10 MAC). However, three runs in the fourth and four in the sixth cost the Huskies their lead at Oestrike Field as they fell...
Brian Sisler
Sophomore Ryan Olson (Sterling, Ill./Newman Central Catholic) pitched strong innings for the Huskies Wednesday for the NIU Huskies (7-22-1), surrendering zero earned runs and striking out four, but the effort wasn’t enough as UW-Milwaukee (10-12) scored two runs in the eighth inning to defeat NIU, 3-2. His seven innings were and four strikeouts were both...
Anthony Andres
Despite a biting wind and cold, the Northern Illinois baseball team (4-17-1, 2-3 MAC) accounted for 10 hits and nine runs versus Bowling Green (6-16, 0-4 MAC) in the series opener at Grand Park. With solid defense and pitching to compliment the hitting, NIU held BG scoreless for the Falcons first shutout of the season,...
Landon Tenhagen
After building a 4-0 lead in the top of the first inning and mounting a comeback in the top of the ninth inning at No. 11 Cal Poly (14-3), Northern Illinois University (1-15-1) fell to the Mustangs in the series finale, 11-9. The Huskies outhit Cal Poly in the game 17-11 and forced the Mustangs...