Flames finish 2015 campaign with a 29-22-1 overall record
UIC to play in elimination game against Milwaukee on Friday at 4:15 p.m. CT
Flames tie program record with 22 conference victories; clinch No. 1 seed in HL tournament
Alex Lee belts first grand slam of career to send Flames to victory
Boehm records five homers in the weekend series
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.