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Baseball Falls In Doubleheader At Illinois

Illinois

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – The Penn State baseball team dropped a pair of games in a doubleheader at Illinois on Saturday. The Nittany Lions fell 17-6 in game one and 12-8 in game two, taking leads into the fifth in both games. Penn State is now 13-12 overall and 1-5 in Big Ten play. Illinois improved to 14-12 overall and 5-1 in conference action.
 
In game one, J.T. Marr, Kevin Michaels and Bryce Molinaro all homered and PSU got five strong innings from Jaden Henline, but could not hold onto the lead.
 
In game two, Adam Cecere drove in four runs, including a three-run homer, while Bobby Marsh and Matt Maloney each collected three hits.
 
Penn State welcomes Bucknell on Tuesday, April 2 for its third Dollar Dog Night of the season. First pitch is set for 4 p.m.
 
The Nittany Lions host Northwestern for a three-game Big Ten series beginning on Friday, April 5.
 
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Game One
Jaden Henline made his sixth start of the season for the Nittany Lions. He threw five strong innings, allowing one run on three hits and striking out three. He…

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