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Brett Frantini
On an immaculate sunny and breezy day at Ralph McKinzie Field, the Huskies closed the 2012 season against Ball State. Though NIU rallied back to within one run in the bottom of the fourth, 3-2, the Cardinals took the game 6-2. “We had a couple opportunities but we like to talk about momentum in games...
Tom Barry
Northern Illinois baseball will play its final road game of the season Tuesday afternoon, May 15, when it heads to UW-Milwaukee for a midweek clash. First pitch is slated for 4 p.m. at Henry Aaron Field. It will be NIU and UWM’s third meeting of the season with the series split 1-1 in 2012. Northern...
Jamison Wells
Six different Northern Illinois batters scattered hits at Western Michigan Sunday afternoon, but were only able to account for one run and fell to WMU, 6-1. “It was a frustrating day and we started the game off the right way, stringing together a few hits with two outs in the inning,” said head coach Ed...
Connor Schomig
Northern Illinois surged back in the top of the ninth inning from a four run deficit and attempted to tie the contest, but a play at home plate from right field prevented the Huskies from tying and the Broncos won the contest, 5-4. “Their pitcher was throwing pretty good today and only allowed two hits...
Alex Klonowski
Starting 90 minutes late with a rain delay and trailing in the bottom of the ninth to instate Big Ten foe Northwestern, Northern Illinois battled back to break a shutout and attempt its first walkoff win of the season. The Huskies could not overcome the deficit and fell to the Wildcats, 2-1. “We saw a...
Tom Barry
The Northern Illinois baseball team will prepare for a pair of midweek tilts as it hosts Northwestern at Elfstrom Stadium Tuesday night and another on Wednesday evening when it plays at Illinois-Chicago. It will be the Huskies’ sixth contest at Elfstrom, home of the Kansas City Royals Low-A affiliate Kane County Cougars. “Kane County has...
Connor Schomig
Northern Illinois baseball combined for eight hits against UW-Milwaukee and the bullpen finished the last three innings of the game with four strikeouts, one run and surrendered only two hits in the Huskies 13-2 loss to the Panthers. “We’re in a pressing mode as hitters and sometimes when you get into that, you try to...
Troy White
Northern Illinois overcame two large deficits against Miami (Ohio), sweeping the Redhawks by a 13-11 score. The Huskies combined for 19 hits in the game, including seven extra base hits and Troy White was 4-for-6 with five RBI, a homerun and two runs. The Huskies opened the scoring with a single run in the first...
Tom Barry
Senior Tom Barry (Orland Park, Ill./Providence Catholic) worked 7.1 innings for the Huskies against Southern Illinois Friday, including perfect three innings to start the game, but the Salukis posted three runs in the eighth inning to defeat Northern Illinois, 6-4. “Tommy was phenomenal for us on the mound today, we just couldn’t get more runs...
Alex Klonowski
After carrying a 5-0 lead into the bottom of the sixth inning against Saint Mary’s (Calif.), the Northern Illinois baseball team surrendered 10-unanswered runs to the Gaels and fell, 10-5. “After yesterday’s performance against Arizona State, we’re disappointed with how we played today,” said head coach Ed Mathey. “We played uncharacteristic of ourselves. Tommy (Barry)...
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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...