Illinois begin homestand after two wins against Terps

Illinois baseball returns home to Illinois Field after a satisfying series back East.  The boys won two of three against the University of Maryland Terrapins.  With wins on Friday and Sunday, Illinois improves their record to 19-8 and retains their third place spot in the Big Ten conference.  Upon returning,…

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Illinois baseball looking to rebound against Terps this weekend

While Bren Spillane racked up his third straight Big Ten Player of the Week award as well as the Perfect Game Midseason Player of the Year honor, Illinois (17-7, 4-2 Big Ten) hopes to regroup after a disappointing 1-2 weekend against Iowa. This coming weekend, they will play the Maryland…

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Illinois wins Terp series, inches toward tourney bid

Cody Sedlock: pitching the Illini to success Three games, two wins.  Now the Illini have an improved conference record of 9-9. Movin’ on up! Illinois (25-20, 9-9 Big Ten) comes home from Maryland (25-21, 10-8 Big Ten) with a big series win.  It was a low scoring weekend.  Illinois scored…

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Entering the homestretch: Illinois travels to Maryland

Dan Rowbottom celebrates after scoring on an error after his 3-run double on Wednesday against the Salukis As the Big Ten season enters the homestretch, Illinois is in need of some wins if it wishes to gain a Big Ten Baseball Tournament bid.  With three conference weekends left, they have…

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Streak ended but Illinois is back to business against the Spartans

Two hits and an rbi for Jason Goldstein in Round two at the Big Ten Tourney It finally happened.  It had been almost two months since Illinois had lost game but on Thursday night at the Big Ten Tournament, costly errors contributed to a 2-1 loss to the Maryland Terrapins. …

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