Construction of the new Curtis Granderson Stadium on the campus of UIC continues to make significant progress as crews look to finalize the multi-million dollar venue during the warmer weather forecasted for March. The most noticeable addition has been the installation of nearly 1,200 blue chair-back seats that come equipped with arm rests and cup holders.
After an entertaining and successful first season, UICFlames.com's Inside the Clubhouse is back for its second season!
UIC baseball player Alex Jurich has been named the Horizon League's Batter of the Week as announced by the conference office on Monday afternoon. The senior hit .417 and posted eight RBI in three games this past weekend, while belting his first career grand slam versus IPFW on Friday.
Due to winter-like weather conditions, UIC baseball's game at Chicago State set for Mar. 5 has been postponed. No make-up date has yet to be scheduled. The home series against Milwaukee, Mar. 7-9, has been canceled as well.
The UIC baseball team (4-6) hung tough against SEC-member Missouri on Saturday night, but ultimately fell 4-0 in the Flames' third and final game of the round-robin event in Little Rock, Ark., hosted by UALR. Sophomore Ian Lewandowski lasted 6.2 innings on the mound and allowed just three earned runs.
The UIC baseball team (4-5) split a pair of games on Friday as the Flames topped IPFW, 14-6, but fell to host UA-Little Rock by a final of 9-5 later in the day. Senior Alex Jurich tallied eight RBI on the day and belted his first career grand slam against the Mastodons. Jurich also paced the Flames with five hits on the day as freshman Ricardo Ramirez posted two doubles, two runs and an RBI on just three at-bats.