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.
2013: Hurled 2.1 innings over four relief appearances ... Held Nevada scoreless for 1.1 total innings in back-to-back appearances (Feb. 22 and 23).
DOWNERS GROVE HIGH SCHOOL Played three varsity seasons on baseball team ... Was captain of the team senior year ... A Rawlings Underclassmen All-American selection in 2010 (honorable mention) ... Named a Preseason All-American and Preseason All-Central region by Perfect Game USA ... Was a Team Illinois All-Star after junior season ... Played for the Illinois Sparks in summer and Cangelosi Baseball in the fall ... Also selected to play in the Stevenson Showcase after junior year.
PERSONAL/MISCELLANEOUS Born February 22, 1993 ... Son of Dave and Karen Ciango ... Father, Dave, played football at Triton College ... Majoring in management ... Lists basketball, reading and hanging out with friends as hobbies ... Admires Lou Gehrig ... Four year honor roll student.