Senior Ryan Boss came through in the clutch for the UIC baseball team (26-26, 13-11 HL) in a 1-0 win against Wright State (22-28, 9-12 HL) on Saturday afternoon to claim the series and regular season finale. With runners on first and second in the ninth inning, Boss slapped a single up the middle to score Andres Ortegano and record the lone run of the day.
Junior John Coen blasted a grand slam in a five-run second inning for the UIC baseball team (25-26, 12-11 HL) as the Flames defeated Wright State (22-27, 9-11 HL) by a final of 10-8 on Friday evening at Nischwitz Field. It was Coen's first collegiate homer as he paced UIC at the plate by going 3-for-5 with four RBI and two runs.
The UIC baseball team (24-26, 11-11 HL) held a 2-1 lead after six innings of play against Wright State (22-26, 9-10 HL) on Thursday evening at Nischwitz Stadium, but the Raiders scored lone runs in the seventh and eighth frames to squeak out a 3-2 victory. The contest formed into a pitching duel between UIC's Tomas Michelson and WSU's Casey Henn as both offenses combined for just 10 hits.
The UIC baseball team will travel to Dayton, Ohio this week for its final series of the 2013 season against Wright State, beginning on Thursday at 6 p.m. CT. The three-game stint will be crucial in determining the final Horizon League standings in which the Flames currently sit second with an 11-10 conference mark. Milwaukee has already clinched the regular-season crown and the No. 1 seed in the Horizon League...
CollegeSportsMadness.com has named senior Ryan Boss the Horizon League Player of the Week for the period of May 6-12 as announced on Tuesday morning. Boss paced UIC at the plate last week by totaling a .500 batting average (9-of-18) with three doubles and five RBI. The Flames racked up a 3-1 record in four games, including a series sweep against Valparaiso to obtain sole possession of second place in the Horizon...
Sophomore Tomas Michelson has been named the Horizon League Co-Pitcher of the Week for the period of May 6-12 as announced by the conference office on Monday afternoon. Michelson tossed his first career complete game shutout this past Friday in a 3-0 win against defending-league champion Valparaiso at Les Mille Field.