Several teams sit atop league standings
Flames in sole possession of second place in HL
Flames begin play at #24 Texas A&M on Friday
Teams combine for a .609 winning percentage
UICFlames.com sits down with head coach Mike Dee
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.