Illinois Reaches 30 Wins for Fifth Time under Coach Hartleb
Justin Parr, Lindauer Homer in 8-4 Loss to Panthers
Orange and Blue Win 8-7 on Walk-Off Squeeze Bunt in Game One; Fall 6-4 in Game Two
Sophomore's 4-for-4 Day Highlights 16-Hit Performance
Preseason Notes on the Illini under Eighth-Year Head Coach Dan Hartleb
2013 Illinois Baseball Cards
2012 - Freshman: Made 12 appearances on the season, all out of the bullpen ... Went 0-0 with a 1.38 ERA, allowing 10 hits in 13 innings while striking out 10 ... Recorded scoreless appearances in 10 of 12 outings and four of his last five on the season ... Pitched six innings over six outings before giving up his first run as a collegiate pitcher on 3/30 ... Allowed only one run in five innings over five appearances after that outing ... Struck out five in 1 1/3 innings pitched against Ohio State (4/20), including a four-strikeout ninth inning ... Held opponents to a .213 batting average and posted a 1.00 WHIP, second-best on the team among pitchers with 10-plus innings pitched ... Allowed only one hit to left-handed hitters (1-for-15, .067) on the year ... Tied for ninth in the Big Ten in games finished (six) in conference games ... Played for the Crystal Lake Cardinals of the Chicago Suburban League with Illini teammate Will Krug during the summer.
Led Addison Trail in wins, innings pitched and strikeouts from 2009-2011 ... Earned All-West Suburban Conference honors in 2010 and 2011 ... Two-time Academic All-Conference honoree ... Earned three varsity letters in baseball and one in football during his high school career.
Born on May 21, 1993 ... Parents are Michael and Sandra Milazzo ... Has one sister, Daniele ... Enrolled in the College of Business ... Both of his parents and sister are former Illini ... Hobbies include following the Cubs across the country with his family ... Lists his biggest thrills in sports as his 2009 playoff win against St. Charles East and his no-hitter with 14 strikeouts junior year ... Favorite athlete is Cliff Lee because he wants to finish every game he starts ... Earliest baseball memory is attending his first Cubs game with his father when he was three years old ... Was a member of the National Honor Society in high school ... Plans to work in financial consulting after graduation ... Lists his father as the person who has most influenced his athletic career because when everyone told him he could not achieve his goals, his father never let him give up.