Illini having a Roller Coaster season

Yikes!  I go away for one weekend and come back to find that the U of I has lost 3 straight.  The Illini played in the Baseball Express Collegiate Classic.  Unfortunately, all the lessons they learned last weekend when they swept Southern Florida had gone by the wayside.  Well, the…

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Get the Brooms out… The Illini Sweep USF!

Thanks to five shutout innings by Scott Shaw, the UI topped off the 3-game series against University of South Florida with a win to make it a sweep.  The Illini won by a score of 7-6. Shawn Roof, Ryan Snowden and Chase Kliment (each starting out well this season) had two…

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Illini Drop First 3 of the Season

The Stetson Invitational is over and the UI baseball team is already 0-3 for the season.  It just seemed like a case of missed opportunities and bad timing.  On Saturday, they held South Florida to 4 runs but were only able to score 2.   On the other hand, the bats…

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Illini Fall in Season Opener

The University of Illinois baseball team took the field for the first time last night against the Stetson Hatters at the Stetson Invitational in Deland, Florida.  Unfortunately, the good guys took it on the chin losing 6-3 due to sloppy play in the field and wasted opportunities. “It was our…

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