(May 9, 2015) Oakton, the winners of the Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference, will host the NJCAA Region IV Sectionals on May 9 – 10. The double-elimination tournament consists of Oakton, McHenry County College (42-11) and Sauk Valley Community College (13-34-1). On May 9, Oakton plays two contests (McHenry County College at noon and Sauk Valley at 3 p.m.) and the championship game is scheduled at noon on May 10.
(April 24, 2015) Oakton won the Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference title by going 12-2 in league play. This marks the first time Oakton’s baseball team has recorded 12 conference victories in a single season.
As a team, Oakton is batting .351 on the season, which ranks seventh in National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II. In the April 22 NJCAA Division II Baseball Poll, Oakton is ranked No. 25. Oakton looks to stretch its win streak to nine today (April 24) when it hosts College of DuPage at 4 p.m. In the last eight contests, Oakton outscored its opponents 67-18.
Down to the Wire
(April 18, 2015) Oakton greatly helped its chances to win the Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference (ISCC) by taking two games from league opponent College of Lake County earlier this week. With Oakton’s 7-5 victory on April 14, and its 2-1 win (10 innings) on April 15, Oakton sits atop of the ISCC with a 9-2 record, tied with Elgin Community College. Oakton aims to wrap up the league title on April 18, when it hosts Waubonsee Community College for a doubleheader starting at noon.
(April 11, 2015) Oakton plays host to three opponents over the next five days. The team entertains Highland Community College on April 10; Morton College on April 11; and the College of Lake County on April 14. Freshman outfielder Mike Miller (St. Lawrence) leads Oakton with 17 runs batted in and eight doubles. He also is batting .438 this season.
Top of the Conference
(April 3, 2015) Oakton remains unbeaten in Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference play (4-0) having outscoring opponents, 25-9. The team looks to continue its league-winning streak when it travels to Palos Hills on April 4 to take on Moraine Valley Community College in a doubleheader. Sophomore shortstop Tyler Albright (Huntley) leads Oakton with his .414 batting average, 18 runs scored, and seven stolen bases.
Getting in Stride
(March 21, 2015) Oakton has won four of its last five contests after dropping its first four games of the 2015 season in Florida. The team’s first home game is March 24, when it hosts Highland Community College for a doubleheader starting at 3 p.m.
(May 2014) Oakton is competing in the NJCAA Region IV Sectionals on May 10, hosted by Kankakee Community College. In the double-elimination tournament, Oakton plays Moraine Valley Community College at 9 a.m., followed by Kankakee at noon. If Oakton wins one game on May 10, it will play for the sectional championship on the following day.
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