Northern Illinois Baseball Podcast: Week One

GO HUSKIES Head Coach Ed Mathey
GO HUSKIES
Head Coach Ed Mathey
GO HUSKIES

Feb. 14, 2013

DeKALB, Ill. - Head Baseball Coach Ed Mathey, now entering his 11th season at Northern Illinois, sat down with Assistant Media Relations Director Matt Scheerer Wednesday morning to preview the Huskies upcoming season and more specifically this weekend as the Huskies open the season Friday Feb. 15 at Texas Tech. First pitch is set for 6 p.m.

Fans can listen to the podcast on NIUHuskies.com All-Access free of charge. Click here to listen.

TOPICS COVERED IN WEEK ONE EDITION:
- The youth and the experience on this year's team
- Senior Jamison Wells preseason accolades
- Junior Jeff Zimmerman and his big summer in the Northwoods League
- The 2013 schedule
- Recapping last year's Brooks Wallace Memorial Classic
- Keys to the weekend and what the coaching staff will be looking for
- Freshman Jordan Ruckman becoming the first NIU true freshman to start the opening weekend since 2009