Illinois baseball reap one win against #21 Coastal Carolina

Second HR of the season for Bren Spillane on Friday If you had told me last week that Illinois was going to win one game against a ranked team that was the defending national champion, I would have pleasantly accepted that.  Thing is, with baseball, you get greedy and you…

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Illinois Baseball wraps up road trip with defending national champs #21 Coastal Carolina

Cole Bellair: back on the mound Illinois will take their 3-7 record on the road south one more time.  Visiting Conway, South Carolina, they will try their luck in a three-game series against the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers who were the NCAA national champions in 2016.   At 9-6, the Chants are…

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Illinois baseball still working out the kinks

CF Doran Turchin: 8 for 18 and two homers for the weekend Well, it looks like Illinois baseball (6-7)still has a few kinks to work out.  A week after they swept the Stetson Invitational, they were swept four games straight themselves at the Coastal Carolina Invitational in Conway, South Carolina. …

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Illinois baseball looks to continue winning streak at Coastal Carolina Invitational

After a big weekend, Adam Walton is now hitting .306 A week after their clean sweep at the Stetson Invitational, Illinois baseball (6-3) looks to continue their success on the road again.  They will participate in four games at the Coastal Carolina Invitational in Conway, South Carolina.  They will face…

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Illinois baseball redouble their efforts and take last two at Chanticleer Classic

John Kravetz: getting the Illini back on track After splitting the first two games against Ball State, Illinois (9-2-1) lost their second straight game against Kent State.  However, it was back to their winning ways as the Fighting Illini finished up the Chanticleer Classic in Myrtle Beach with two wins…

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Unbeaten Illini ready to grab some more wins at Chanticleer Classic

Kevin Duchene is ready to get into action at Myrtle Beach This weekend, it will be a five-game set for #25 Illini (6-0-1) down in South Carolina.  Coastal Carolina University Baseball will be hosting the four-day event known as the Chanticleer Classic.  Fire up Gametracker! It’s time to follow some…

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Illinois rebounds against Coastal Carolina, 5-4

Ryan Nagle: Eight rbis for the season With help from sophomore Ryan Nagle’s bat, Drasen Johnson got his first win of the season against a tough Coastal Carolina baseball team.  Nagle helped the cause with a 3-run double in the fifth inning.  It wasn’t easy especially coming off a disappointing…

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Illini Baseball travel to SC for the Baseball at the Beach Tournament

[Update:  Note schedule changes due to weather.] Reid Roper already has two dingers and seven rbis for the season Admittedly, it’s getting a little warmer here in Champaign-Urbana but this weekend, the Illinois baseball players get a chance to go the beach.  Specifically, they’re going to the Baseball at the…

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Illini edged by Coastal Carolina 5-4

It was a tight game but Coastal Carolina ended up on the winning side on Sunday.  They edged Illinois 5-4 on the last day of the Coastal Carolina Invitational.  Matt Milroy pitched fantastically in relief, striking out a career high six and allowing just one run.  He took over the…

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