UIC plates 15 unanswered runs; will play WSU at 7 p.m. ET
UIC had tying run on second base in the ninth
UIC scores five in the seventh; Flames to face YSU at 6 p.m. CT
Michelson and Grunenwald named to first team
Raiders plate game-winner in the eighth
Started in all 54 games he appeared in ... voted second-team All-Horizon League and for the second straight season, earned a spot on the conference's All-Tournament team ... concluded his career by hitting .700 (7-for-10) at the Horizon League Tournament, scoring six runs and totaling two RBI ... tied-for-second on the team in runs with 32 and ranked third in hits and steals with 50 and seven, respectively ... tallied 14 multi-hit games on the season.
Appeared in and started 56 games ... had the team's second-highest batting average at .311 ... named to the 2012 Horizon League All-Tournamanet Team ... hit .462 (12-of-26) in the conference tournament with 10 RBI, three doubles, two triples and two home runs ... belted two homers against Butler on April 13, posting a team-season high eight RBI ... recorded 20 multi-hit games ... reached base in his last 28 games of the season and finished the year on an eight-game hit streak.
Appeared in 35 games, starting in 33 ... went three-for-three and tallied three RBI and two runs on March 18 vs. UW-Superior ... hit two doubles on three-of-four at the plate vs. Cleveland State on March 26 ... tied-for-first on the team with nine sac bunts
Named to Horizon League All-Newcomer Team ... appeared in 45 games, making 35 starts ... tied with two other players for second on team with six home runs ... belted his first collegiate home run on March 19th against Creighton ... drove in winning run after drawing a game-ending walk on March 26th versus Milwaukee ... collected a season-high three hits on May 7th at No. 5 Georgia Tech
PREP AND PERSONAL: Three-year letterwinner in baseball and two-year letterwinner in basketball at DePere (Wis.) ... two-time Conference Champion in baseball ... helped lead Redbirds to back-to-back Fox River Class Conference championships in 2008 and 2009 ... all-city, all-region, all-county and all-state honoree in baseball in his senior year ... FRCC Player of the Year, First Team All-Area and First Team All-State as a senior ... owns DePere records for batting average (.512), runs (39), doubles (9) and home runs (6) ... biggest athletic thrill to date is the regular season Horizon League Champions 2011 ... born December 12, 1990, in Evanston, Ill. ... son of Robert and Christina Betcher ... has two siblings, Patrick and Kelsey ... currently enrolled as a psychology major.