Illini Mount Late Comeback But Game Ends in Tie after Nine Innings
UI Wins Game One 9-6, Takes Game Two 4-1 on Monday
McInerney Belts 3-Run Homer as Part of 6-Run Fourth Inning
Goldstein Goes 4-for-4 with 3 RBI; Nielsen Earns First Career Victory
Kolakowski Executes Suicide Squeeze Bunt to Score Fletcher in Finale
2013 Illinois Baseball Cards
2014 - Redshirt-Freshman: Opening Day starter at shortstop, making collegiate debut at Georgia State (2/14) ... Played in 21 games overall and started 11 games at shortstop ... Hit .195 with six RBI and four runs ... Laid down a walk-off suicide squeeze bunt with the bases loaded that scored Casey Fletcher as the winning run in Illinois' 3-2 victory over Xavier (3/23) ... Went a career-best 3-for-4 with a run and RBI vs. FGCU (2/28) ... Had a hit in three straight games at Florida (3/2) and Western Kentucky (3/8) ... Played for the Kenosha Kingfish of the Northwoods League along with Illini teammate J.D. Nielsen during the summer. | Game-by-Game Stats
2013 - Freshman: Redshirted the 2013 season ... Played for the Hutchinson Monarchs of the Walter Johnson League during the summer.
Hit .342 with eight doubles, 22 RBIs, 10 stolen bases and only 10 strikeouts in 120 at bats in 2011 ... Helped Palatine's American Legion team to a state runner-up finish in 2010.
Born February 15, 1994 ... Parents are Zenon and Barbara Kolakowski ... Has one older brother, Zenon, who plays baseball at UIC ... Enrolled in the Division of General Studies ... Favorite athletes are Tom Brady and Kobe Bryant.
Updated September 2014