The Rockford University baseball team had a pair of players receive all-conference recognition from the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference on Thursday morning. Sophomore pitcher Zachary Jones (Rockford, Ill.) and senior shortstop Austin Smith (Peru, Ill.) were both voted Second Team all NACC. This marks the first time either has received NACC postseason honors.
Apr 28, 2018
LOVES PARK, Ill. - The Rockford University baseball team (14-16, 8-5 NACC) faced off against the Wisconsin Lutheran Warriors (10-21, 7-9 NACC) on Saturday afternoon as RU honored its seniors. Those seniors being honored were Thomas Bolen (Tucson, Ariz.), Kraemer Brandt (Elk Grove, Ill.), Nathan Burris (Oglesby, Ill.), Chris Carlson (Schaumburg, Ill.), Bryce Hinkelman (Ottawa, Ill.), Spencer Lentz (Stillman Valley, Ill.), Dalton Morris (Somonauk, Ill.), Austin Smith (Peru, Ill.) and Michael Tosado (Chicago, Ill.).
LOVES PARK, Ill. - The Rockford University baseball team (13-14) took a hiatus from conference play as they hosted a strong University of Chicago Maroons team (19-9) on Wednesday night. Rockford hung around for most of the game until the Maroons started to sneak ahead late in the game. Rockford went on to drop the single contest by a score of 9-4.