Nineteen UIC student-athletes were named to the Horizon League's Spring Academic All-League Teams, as announced by League officials from their Indianapolis headquarters Friday. UIC and Valparaiso tied for the most honorees of any school in the conference.
For most freshmen student-athletes at the collegiate level, playing time comes in small doses. Newcomers must learn to balance a full load of classes, a rigorous training schedule and life outside of their childhood home. By their sophomore season, the goal is to have successfully implemented all three factors and begin to see an increase in production on the field. In the case of baseball's Tyler Detmer, the...
A new multi-million dollar baseball stadium on the Chicago campus was formally approved Wednesday by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees.
The UIC baseball team (27-28) battled to the very end against Wright State on Friday night in game five of the 2013 Horizon League Tournament, suffering elimination with a 5-4 defeat and concluding their season. After scoring a run in the ninth with the tying run on second base and two outs, WSU pitcher Travis Hissong forced a groundout to end UIC's rally.
Facing a 5-0 deficit after four innings, the No. 2 seed UIC baseball team (27-27) scored 15 unanswered runs against No. 6 seed Youngstown State (14-43) on Friday afternoon in game four of the Horizon League Tournament to advance by a final score of 15-5, ousting the host Penguins. The Flames will now play No. 4 seed Wright State at 7 p.m. ET in their second straight elimination game.
Due to constant rain showers, games No. 3 and No. 4 of the Horizon League Baseball Tournament have been pushed back until Friday. Top-seeded Milwaukee will play fourth-seeded Wright State at 11 a.m. ET with No. 2 seed UIC versus No. 6 seed Youngstown State at 3 p.m.