CHICAGO- The University of Illinois Chicago baseball team scored a combined 33 runs and pounded out a combined 25 hits to sweep a doubleheader over Cleveland State at Les Miller Field on Saturday.
The Flames (6-12, 3-0 Horizon League) won the first game 15-5 before taking the nightcap by a final of 18-2. The twinbill sweep also gave UIC a sweep of the league-opening three-game series against the Vikings (3-13, 0-3 Horizon League).
Andy Leonard went 5-for-10 with four doubles and four RBI during the doubleheader, while Brandon Harwell was 3-for-5 with a homer, three RBI and four walks on the day. Continue reading →
INDIANAPOLIS — Wright State University junior Casey McGrew and Cleveland State University senior Josh Hungerman have been named Horizon League Baseball Players of the Week for the period of March 9-15.
A native of Delaware, Ohio, McGrew picks up Batter of the Week accolades after going 11-for-19 with five doubles, one triple, two homers, 11 RBI, five walks and no strikeouts in five games last week. Continue reading →
INDIANAPOLIS — Cleveland State University sophomore Josh Lowe and University of Illinois at Chicago senior Adam Worthington have been named Horizon League Baseball Players of the Week for the period of March 2-8. Continue reading →
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
INDIANAPOLIS — The University of Illinois at Chicago has been picked to win the 2009 Horizon League Baseball Championship in balloting by the conference’s seven head coaches.
UIC received 36 points and the maximum six first-place votes as coaches were not permitted to vote for their own teams. The Flames posted a 35-22 overall record and 17-6 Horizon League mark a season ago en route to their fourth conference crown in six years. Continue reading →
Head Coach Kocks and Cleveland State open the 2009 campaign with a four game series in Atlanta Georgia against Georgia State. The following weekend Cleveland State will travel to Clarksville, Tennessee, to play in the Austin Peay Invitational. Continue reading →
FROM CONFERENCE PRESS RELEASE
INDIANAPOLIS — For the past six years, the University of Illinois at Chicago has stood atop the Horizon League baseball standings, winning six consecutive regular-season crowns and three League Championships. The 2008 season could be the dawn of a new era, according to the results of the League’s preseason coaches’ poll, released Wednesday (Jan. 30). Continue reading →