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Zach Badgley
Northern Illinois closed day one of the Brooks Wallace Memorial Tournament 0-2, falling to No. 18 St. John’s 11-9 in 10 innings and 8-5 against Texas Tech. The Huskies were without several key players who fell ill earlier in the trip. “Today we battled hard with a lineup that we never envisioned or imagined, but...
Alex Klonowski
Postseason college baseball was at its finest on Friday morning at VA Memorial Stadium. Unfortunately for No. 4 Northern Illinois, it was on the wrong end of a 10-inning, 12-11 game against No. 5 Eastern Michigan in a Mid-American Conference Tournament elimination contest. In all, the best game of the tournament thus far took three-hours...
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No. 4 seed Northern Illinois defeated No. 8 seed Bowling Green 4-2 on Thursday afternoon in a Mid-American Conference Tournament elimination game at VA Memorial Stadium. The win for the Huskies (30-26) gives NIU its first win in the MAC Tournament since 2008, which was its last postseason appearance. The win also gives NIU its...
In a pitching duel, No. 4 seed Northern Illinois was unable to muster enough runs against Rob Wendzicki this morning as No. 5 seed Eastern Michigan won 4-2 in the first round of the 2011 Mid-American Conference Baseball Tournament at VA Memorial Stadium. NIU (29-26) starter Zach Oates and Wendzicki (6-5) faced each other in...
Troy White
With the help of seven runs in the fifth and sixth innings and an eight-run eighth Sunday afternoon, Northern Illinois took down Ball State 18-8 at Ralph McKinzie Field during Senior Day. The three-game series rubber match win clinched the Huskies’ first appearance in the Mid-American Conference Tournament since 2008, and gave them their sixth...
Tony Manville
Northern Illinois hung on for a 2-1 victory Sunday, May 8, in the rubber match finale of a three-game Mid-American Conference West Division series against Eastern Michigan at Oestrike Stadium. The Huskies improved to 24-22, 12-9 in MAC play, as the Eagles fell to 31-17, 13-8 (MAC). The win came large in part because of Tony...
Alex Jones
Northern Illinois junior shortstop Alex Jones was named Mid-American Conference West Division Player of the Week, the league announced Monday. Jones was nearly unstoppable in NIU’s 2-1 series win over Toledo as he went 8-for-11 (.727) with three doubles, two RBI and two runs, and was perfect in the field in 13 chances. Compiling a...
Jeff Zimmerman
Staying comfortable away from home, Northern Illinois has started its six-game road trip on the right foot, as the Huskies climbed to 2-0 Wednesday afternoon with a 4-2 win over Chicago State, extending their winning streak to four games. Since starting the season 0-10, the Huskies (15-16) have gone 15-6, a run that has only...
Troy White
For the third time in four days, the Northern Illinois baseball team earned a victory Tuesday afternoon as the Huskies defeated Illinois State 4-1 at Duffy Bass Field.  Fittingly, the main factor in the win was starting pitcher Tony Manville, who also earned his third straight win, coming over his last three starts. Sparking the Huskies...
Jeremy Gonzales
Northern Illinois starting pitcher Jeremy Gonzales was named Mid-American Conference West Division Co-Pitcher of the Week, the league announced Monday. To earn the honor for the first time in his career, Gonzales was flat-out dominant in a 2-0 win over Miami (Ohio) on Sunday, which gave NIU a 2-1 series win over Miami (Ohio) at...
Tony Manville
Quickly putting any memory of Tuesday’s game behind them, the Northern Illinois Huskies scored six runs in the first three innings en route to an 8-5 win Wednesday afternoon over Bradley at Ralph McKinzie Field. After taking five innings to produce a hit in yesterday’s game against Illinois State, the Huskies (11-15) needed just two...
A seven-run second inning sparked Northern Illinois to a 20-5 win Tuesday afternoon over Chicago State at Ralph McKinzie Field. The Huskies had trailed 3-2 entering the second, but the deficit didn’t last long. Tom Kotis started the frame with a bunt single and stole second. Alex Jones reached on an error to move Kotis to third,...
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