Thursday, October 7, 2010

UIS baseball team gets in swing of things

After spending a year behind a desk attending to every detail and organizing every little thing that’s needed when beginning a college baseball program, University of Illinois Springfield coach Brian Grunzke is seeing the fruits of his labor.

The former NCAA Division I assistant at Northern Iowa and Arkansas-Little Rock, who was hired in August 2009 to start the UIS program, finally has made his way from his second-floor office in The Recreation and Athletic Center to the baseball diamond.

The Prairie Stars are in the midst of their first fall season.

The baseball team was featured in a October 7, 2010, article in The State Journal-Register.

Download a PDF of the article