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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...
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...
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...
Zach Oates
The Northern Illinois baseball team received a masterful outing from starting pitcher Zach Oates on their way to a 3-0 victory over intrastate rival Illinois. The St. Patrick’s Day shutout gave the Huskies their second win in as many seasons over a Big Ten foe. Oates further established himself in the role of NIU’s ace Thursday...