Baseball Meets Wright State This Friday Night In Horizon League Championship
May 21, 2009
LORAIN, Ohio- After a decisive victory over Cleveland State in its Horizon League Championship opener on Thursday night, the UIC baseball team will take on fellow perennial league power Wright State this Friday, May 22 for the chance to advance to the championship round of the conference tourney.
Friday's game between the Flames (27-21) and the Raiders (31-27) begins at 6 p.m. Central.
The two teams met on five occasions during the regular season, with UIC winning twice and Wright State taking three.
The last time these two teams met in the postseason was 2007, when the Flames beat the Raiders twice en route to the league crown.
Flames fans can follow the championship in a variety of ways. Saturday's games and a possible Sunday game will be video streamed on the Horizon League Network (free registration required). Gametracker will be available for every game, and fans can receive in-game tweet updates from The Pipe Yard press box on Twitter from @uicflamesdotcom.
Flames fans can listen to exclusive podcasts, featuring interviews with closer Derrick Miramontes and head coach Mike Dee, by clicking here to download the UIC Athletics Widget. The podcasts are also available on iTunes.