The following is an excerpt from a story published by WICS-TV 20 on Jan. 23, 2023.
"The University of Illinois Springfield baseball team is set to receive their NCAA Baseball Regional Champion rings on Saturday at the Prairie Stars basketball game. The Men's cross-country team will also be honored on Saturday.
The Stars advanced out of the regional bracket as champions and advanced into the Final Four, in the Championship series, but were unable to win a game in the final stages. The Stars would lose to Point Loma 8-1 in the first round of the championship bracket and then Rollins 3-2 in the elimination bracket.
The teams official twitter account released photos of the rings, the team will receive on Saturday for being named Regional Champions."