Cam McDonald, former Hall standout, is one of four Illini team members with his own hitting streak. McDonald currently has a hit in the past four games. He got an RBI hit Friday in the loss to Coastal Carolina.That game gave the Illini their first loss of the season. The Ladd native leads the Illini in RBI's with eight.
Late Saturday night, Illinois topped Northeastern 5 -4. McDonald played, but did not factor in the win. The Fighting Illini take on Connecticut at 11am Sunday in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Coastal Carolina will cross paths with the Illini April 2. It's one of five games through early May that will be broadcast on the Big Ten Network.