Conor Philbin went 2-for-4 and drove in UIC's lone run
UIC wins game one by a final of 16-6; fall in series finale, 15-3
UIC had two four-run innings Saturday afternoon
First series win against Panthers since 2010
Michelson allows just five hits in eight innings of work
Appeared in 21 games and started nine on the mound for UIC ... was named to the Horizon League All-Newcomer Team ... ended the season with a 5-3 record, a 3.26 ERA, 39 strikeouts and two saves ... his 77.1 innings of work ranked second on the team ... limited opposing batters to a hitting average of .260 ... tossed 8.2 innings of shutout ball at home versus Western Illinois on March 30.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Lewandowski was named the Naperville Sun Player of the Year and also received All-State Special Mention recognition from the Chicago Tribune. During his senior season with the Redhawks, Lewandowski posed a 1.45 ERA with an 8-2 record and fanned 81 batters in 77 innings. The Dupage County All-Area honoree also hit .339 at the plate and notched an .858 on-base percentage. Currently enrolled as a Teaching of Mathematics major.