Student-athletes were honored in both the fall and spring semesters
UIC plates 15 unanswered runs; will play WSU at 7 p.m. ET
Flames plate two runs in the ninth to force extras
Most strikeouts by a UIC player in over four years
Flames plate two in the ninth inning
Appeared in 27 games and made 11 starts for UIC ... totaled 10 hits, nine runs, seven RBI and four doubles during the 2013 season ...compiled a perfect 3-for-3 in stolen bases ... hit 3-for-4 versus Rockford on April 30, including two doubles and three runs.
Appeared in 17 games, starting three ... made his collegiate debut against Santa Clara on Feb. 25 and his first start on March 4 versus nationally-ranked Kentucky ... recorded his first career hit and RBI against Edgewood April 24.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Four-time letter winner in baseball and three-time letter winner in swimming at Elk Grove (Ill.) ... team captain in swimming in his junior and senior year ... all-conference honoree in swimming and baseball once ... biggest athletic thrill to date is swimming at State in his senior year ... born October 23, 1992, in Japan ... son of Richard and Christine Sugihara ... has two siblings, Jason and Nikki ... currently enrolled as an Industrial Design major.