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Brett Frantini
Northern Illinois out-hit Saint Louis, 10-9, at Busch Sports Center Wednesday afternoon but the Huskies were unable to hit with runners on base and fell, 4-1. Eight different Huskies tallied hits against the Billikens. “It was very similar to yesterday’s game, starting pitching did well for us, we got hits but we couldn’t get them...
Jamison Wells
Trailing 2-0 in the sixth inning, Northern Illinois tied Saint Louis with a string of hits by the top of the Huskies lineup, 2-2. But the Billikens countered with five runs in the bottom of the eighth to take the ball game, 7-2, at Billikens Sports Center. “We didn’t take advantage of our situational hitting...
Northern Illinois accounted for 13 hits and nine runs against Dayton in the team’s final game of the Riverview Inn Challenge, but the Flyers would take the contest, 13-9. Sophomore Jeff Zimmerman (Tinley Park, Ill./Victor J Andrew) hit two home runs and three RBI for the Huskies. “We hit the ball well today, like we...
Tony Manville
Northern Illinois baseball used all three facets of the game – pitching, fielding and hitting – to take down Arkansas State, 6-5, for the Huskies second-consecutive victory. The Huskies committed zero errors, racked up 11 hits and senior Tony Manville (New Lenox, Ill./Mount Carmel) grinded out 7.1 innings for the victory. “Starting pitching the last...
Tony Manville
Northern Illinois baseball tallied 11 hits against No. 24 Oregon State at the Kansas City Royals Practice Field Three Sunday afternoon and scored three runs in the top of the fifth. However, the Huskies left 12 runners on base and fell to the Beavers, 11-3. “Tony Manville worked hard on the mound today,” said skipper...
Brett Frantini
The Northern Illinois baseball team combined for 10 hits and four stolen bases against Winthrop, but the Huskies efforts were not enough as they fell to the Eagles, 14-7. Senior Brett Frantini (Minooka, Ill.) went 2-for-4 at the plate with three RBI with one double. “I talked to the guys after the game and I...
Jamison Wells
Facing a no-hitter, the Northern Illinois baseball team surged in the top of the ninth inning with three hits and two runs to tie No. 24 Texas Tech, 2-2. However, the Red Raiders had their own surge in the bottom -half of the inning to defeat the Huskies, 3-2. “We’re playing with a lot of...
Troy White
Senior Troy White (Chicago, Ill./Whitney Young) opened the first inning for Northern Illinois with bang, blasting a three-run homerun to give the Huskies a 3-0 lead over Texas Tech. But the Red Raiders matched the score in the bottom of the first and hit three homeruns in the game to defeat NIU, 10-4. “We had...
Alex Klonowski
Trailing 9-1 after six innings to No. 18 St. John’s, the Northern Illinois baseball team sent the game to extra innings, scoring seven runs in the eighth and ninth innings. However, NIU would fall 11-9 in the bottom of 10th on a walk off home run by SJU’s Matt Wessinger. Sophomore Alex Klonowski (Kearney, Mo.)...
Alex Jones
Northern Illinois junior Alex Jones and freshman Jeff Zimmerman were selected to the 2011 American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Rawlings All-Mideast Region Team, the organization announced Friday. Jones is the shortstop on the 13-man First Team list and marks NIU’s first ABCA All-Region selection since Matt German was recognized in 2006 and 2007. Zimmerman is the...
Northern Illinois designated hitter Jeff Zimmerman was chosen to the 2011 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Freshman All-American Second Team, the organization announced Monday. Last week, the Tinley Park, Ill., native became the ninth in program history to be named a Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-American, standing among 103 other first-year players on the list. This...
Jeff Zimmerman
Northern Illinois designated hitter Jeff Zimmerman was named to the 2011 Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American Team, selected by Collegiate Baseball, the newspaper announced Wednesday. Already fully entrenched in NIU baseball lore as the program’s first Mid-American Conference Freshman of the Year, Zimmerman continues to add to his budding list of accomplishments in just his first...
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