UIC returns to action at 6 p.m. CDT in Horizon League Championship elimination game
Advance to double elimination round
End regular season with 24-28 record
Flames use nine-run seventh inning to put it away
Lose on close play at the plate
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Made 42 appearances and started 41 games in the outfield ... produced the Flames' third-best batting average of .316 ... grabbed 50 hits, two doubles, a team-high three doubles, and 19 RBI ... maintained a .392 on-base percentage ... had 15 multi-hit games and five games with two RBI ... went on a nine-game hit streak from 04/15-04/28 ... set season-high marks at Valparaiso (04/17) by going 4-for-4 at the plate and scoring three runs ... led UIC with four hits in the Missouri series (02/28-03/01) ... produced a .417 batting average off five hits in the Wright State home series (04/02-04) ... in the Valparaiso series (04/17-18), executed a team-leading .538 batting average with seven hits ... secured a perfect fielding percentage with 82 putouts and four assists.
Appeared in 49 total games and made 41 starts ... was named second team All-Horizon League as an outfielder ... hit .281 on the season with 30 RBI, which tied for third best ... posted eight doubles and 56 total bases ... committed zero errors and 72 putouts for a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage ... tallied a .392 on-base percentage ... went 3-for-4 with two RBI and first collegiate double in UIC's second game of the season against Marist (Feb. 15) ... hit 6-for-13 in the home series against regular season champion Wright State ... notched a career-high four hits on five attempts at Bradley on April 30th and added three RBI ... recorded his first-career home run at home against Oakland on May 16.
Appeared in 11 games and started five for UIC ... notched two hits and one run during the 2013 season.
2012: Was redshirted during the 2012 season.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Three-time letterwinner in baseball and two-time letterwinner in football at Naperville Central (Ill.) ... led his team to conference, sectional, regional and state success in his junior year ... team captain during his senior campaign ... all-conference in football and baseball once ... all-city, all-region and all-county honoree in his senior season ... biggest athletic thrill to date is winning state championship for baseball ... born October 9, 1992, in Naperville, Ill. ... son of Jim Philbin and Cathleen Grange ... has two siblings, Patrick and Sean ... currently enrolled as an Communication major.