UIC to play in elimination game against Milwaukee on Friday at 4:15 p.m. CT
UIC set to play lowest remaining seed after Wednesday's action
Mike Dee earns his ninth Coach of the Year accolade
Alex Lee belts first grand slam of career to send Flames to victory
Boehm records five homers in the weekend series
All-Horizon League Second Team selection ... appeared in 13 games and started 10 ... spent time on the mound and in the outfield ... produced a 6-3, 4-2 HL, record and compiled a 3.92 ERA ... pitched 66.2 innings and tallied the Flames' second-highest strikeout total with 52 Ks ... kept opponents to two or fewer runs in eight games pitched ... threw eight shutout innings, allowed a mere seven hits and struck out five in a win over Northern Illinois (03/25) ... struck out a career-high nine after dealing 6.2 innings in a win at Valparaiso (04/18) that garnered him Horizon League Pitcher of the Week honors ... had nine hits on the year in 20 at-bats ... tallied a season-high three hits and scored two runs against Oakland (03/21) ... had back-to-back two-hit outings against Chicago State (03/11) and Valparaiso (03/13) ... tabbed a pair of RBI on the year.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Spent his freshman season at Campbell University and his sophomore year at Lower Columbia Community College... sas the 2012 Washington State Gatorade Player of the Year... had a decorated high school career with two first-team All-State selections and a class 3A state title during his junior season... In 2010 and 2011, he was named to the National Underclassmen High Honorable Mention All-American list... Posted a 7-1 record on the mound during his senior campaign with 72 strikeouts in just 48.1 innings and an ERA of 2.01... From the plate in 2012, Lane batted .444 with nine doubles, 25 runs and 24 RBI... At Campbell, Lane started 25 games in the field and made nine appearances on the mound... He posted a .279 season batting average and recorded seven multi-hit games... Lane also fanned 18 batters over 17.1 innings of work, holding opponents to a .213 batting clip ... son of Rob and Darlene Lane ... major at UIC is Criminology, Law, and Justice major.