Top Flames Moment: Andersen Shines as UIC Baseball Wins Eighth Straight

Jack Andersen ended the season with a record of 3-4 with 18 strikeouts across 57.0 innings
Jack Andersen ended the season with a record of 3-4 with 18 strikeouts across 57.0 innings

July 31, 2014

The 2013-14 academic year featured exceptional accomplishments for UIC student-athletes. Over the summer months (June 2 - August 8), will rewind and look back on the Top 40 Flames' Moments from 2013-14. Each sport will be featured over ten weeks as we recap the year that was in UIC Athletics.


Team: Baseball
Moment: Andersen Shines as UIC Baseball Wins Eighth Straight
Date: May 4, 2014
Location: Curtis Granderson Stadium in Chicago, Ill.

The UIC baseball team received a stellar outing from Jack Andersen and defeated Milwaukee, 5-3, at Curtis Granderson Stadium. UIC swept the Panthers for its third Horizon League series sweep of the season. The Flames’ victory over Milwaukee was their eighth straight.

- Andersen started for the Flames and allowed just one run on eight hits over seven innings. He had 13 appearances and 12 starts for UIC this season with 18 strikeouts over the course of 57.0 innings.
- Andersen finished the season strong by picking up two wins in his final four starts, while giving up a mere five earned runs in 20 2/3 innings.
- Alex Jurich had two hits and drove in two runs in the victory over the Panthers and finished the season leading the league in RBI with 46.
- Jurich was named to the All-Horizon League First Team as a catcher and was a Conference Player of the Year candidate.

June 2 - Men's Soccer Posts 1-0 Shutout Against #19 Gonzaga
June 3 - Women's Basketball Defeats Wisconsin for Eighth Straight Win
June 5 - Granderson Opens New Stadium at UIC
June 6 - Ehrhardt Wins HL Women's Athlete of the Year
June 9 - Dion Named NCAA Regional Gymnast of the Year
June 10 - Ogunleye Wins Triple Jump at HL Championships
June 12 - Volleyball's Five-Set Win over Marshall
June 13 - Barlow's 38 Points Clinches Third Place for Flames at Showcase
June 16 - Women's Tennis Defeats Oakland 6-1
June 17 - Smollen Wins Individual Title at Green Bay Dual
June 19 - Ishimaru Wins 200 Butterfly at HL Championship
June 20 - UIC Upsets Michigan State and Indiana in Hoosier Classic
June 23 - Women's Soccer Completes Roster for Inaugural Season
June 24 - UIC to Host 2018 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships
June 26 - Men's Tennis Extends Win Streak to Three
June 27 - Women's Swimming and Diving's Strong Showing at HL Championships
June 30 - Flames Collect Eighth Straight with 3-1 Win Over Drake
July 1 - Flames Tie Program Record With 11th Straight Win
July 2 - Flames Power Their Way to an 18-5 Romp Against Purdue
July 3 - Ehrhardt Earns All-Region Honors
July 7 - Women's Gymnastics Tops Illinois State in Final Home Meet
July 8 - Mwale Wins High Jump at HL Championships
July 10 - Volleyball Wins Five-Set Thriller at Cleveland State
July 11- UIC Defeats March Madness Participant Milwaukee, 80-58
July 14 - Knoppe Ties UIC Career Singles Victories Record
July 15 - Ishimaru and Ciesielski Win HL Weekly Awards
July 17 - Hernandez Earns HL Tournament Batting Champion Award
July 18 - Mangal's 76 Highlights Round Two of Horizon League Championship
July 21 - UIC Dance Takes Third at NDA Collegiate Championships
July 22 - Gaides Sixth in All-Around at NCAA Qualifier
July 24 - Men's Tennis Wins Senior Day against Youngstown State
July 25 - Johnson Dives at NCAA Zone C Championships
July 28 - Men's Soccer Earns No. 23 National Ranking
July 29 - Flames Break Program Record with 73-65 Win at Youngstown State