Illinois baseball announces six letters of intent signed

Coach Hartleb seemed pleased during the press conference where he announced the signing class of 2013 yesterday.  The six ‘athletic’ players that have signed letters of intent to play baseball for the University of Illinois are ‘successful’ and will be ‘impact’ players for the team. The focus this recruiting year appeared to be pitching and […]

Illini baseball program signs eight during 2011 recruiting season

Last week, FightingIllini.com reported on Coach Hartleb and Co.’s successful recruiting trip.  When all was said and done, eight high school players had signed letters of intent to the University of Illinois. It breaks down like this:  Illinois recruited five pitchers, one catcher, one shortstop and one outfielder.  Of the pitchers, three are lefties.  Two […]

Streator’s Nagle signs letter of intent

The Bloomington Pantagraph has run a story on Ryan Nagle who has just signed a letter of intent with the University of Illinois.  Nagle is a senior at Streator High School.  Nagle stressed that education was a big part of his decision for his pick of Illinois over his other choices: “It was just mainly […]

Recruiting, NWL All-Star Game, and some smartypants

Just a little catch-up on some news lately: An infielder from Dakota Dunes, SD has signed a letter of intent.  David Kerian can play shortstop, third base, or second base.  He’s also a switch hitter.  He’s a valuable prospect it seems.  He was drafted by the Washington Nationals in the 2011 draft. You can read […]