NIU led 4-0 through four innings; will return tomorrow at 8 a.m. Central
Northern Illinois will open against Bowling Green Wednesday
Eli Anderson wins his eighth-staight game to tie single-season mark at nine wins
The Huskies fall to Toledo, 9-2, to drop first series since March 22-24 versus Kent State
Seven different players drove in runs during the game
Join Ed Mathey and Matt Scheerer for week 12 of the NIU baseball podcast
Week 10 of the NIU baseball podcast 10
Week nine of the NIU Baseball podcast
Week eight of the NIU Baseball Podcast, reviewing the sweep of the Akron series, highlights of the weekend and previewing the upcoming series with Central Michigan.
Head Coach Ed Mathey and Assistant Media Relations Director Matt Scheerer talk NIU baseball in the weekly podcast
2012: Made 12 relief appearances, hurling eight innings ... Did not record a decision on the mound ... Struckout five batters and walked two ... Made season debut at Tennessee, pitching 0.2 innings in game two of doubleheader with a clean sheet (Feb. 18) ... Hurled a season-high 1.2 innings and fanned two versus Akron (March 31) ... The two strikeouts were a season-high ... Pitched in winning efforts versus Arkansas State (March 10), UIC (May 2) and Milwaukee (May 15) ... Also recorded strikeouts versus UWM, UIC and Ball State ... Faced four batters in the ninth inning versus Milwaukee with one strikeout (April 24).
2011: Appeared in 10 games on the mound in freshman season ... Made his season debut March 19 at Southern Illinois ... Posted a 4.09 earned run average in relief duty ... Recorded nine strikeouts and nine walks in 11 innings pitched ... Against conference foe Bowling Green (March 25), struck out three and allowed only one hit in 1.2 innings.
High School: Three-time varsity letterman at St. Rita of Cascia H.S. ... Batted .386 with 56 RBIs, 28 runs, 10 doubles and six home runs ... Also pitched 96.3 innings with a 2.86 ERA and 76 strikeouts with 11-3 record over 14 games as a senior ... helped St. Rita to a runner-up finish in the state championship with a 31-9 record ... Named to second team All-Chicago Catholic League Blue for his junior season ... Hit at a .440 clip with 20 runs, three home runs and 21 RBI in 38 games, and was 5-0, with 39 strikeouts, one save, a 3.87 ERA in 38 innings over 13 games on the mound as part of the Illinois class 4A state runner-up team in 2009 that went 35-7, 11-3 in league play ... As a sophomore, logged 54.1 innings over 13 games, posting a 7-2 mark with three complete games, 65 strikeouts and a 3.09 ERA for a 29-8, 9-5 Mustangs squad.
Personal: Born May 5, 1992... Business major, physical therapy minor... Son of Jim and Ann Andres... Aspires to play pro baseball... Honor roll honoree at St. Rita of Cascia HS Enjoys drawing, reading, and working out... Admires Derek Jeter... Won a bronze medal as part of Team USA in the 2004 COPABE Pan-Am Games... Member of the 2008 Cangelosi Baseball Academy WWBA 2nd place team.
CAREER HIGHS ENTERING 2013:
05/21/2013 - Baseball
05/19/2013 - Baseball
05/18/2013 - Baseball
05/17/2013 - Baseball
05/16/2013 - Baseball
05/15/2013 - Baseball
05/15/2013 - Baseball
05/14/2013 - Baseball
05/13/2013 - Baseball
05/12/2013 - Baseball