staff, staff, May 11, 2012

Several Big Ten teams took to the diamond Friday as the Big Ten softball regular season comes to a close this weekend. Illinois softball suffered a pair of losses against Northwestern, falling in game one, 3-2, before dropping the second contest, 7-3. Watch highlights of that game now and jump inside for more, including baseball wrap-ups from Seattle University vs. Ohio State where Aaron Craft made a cameo visit.

The Ohio State baseball team opened its three-game set with Seattle with a 4-1 victory Friday evening:

Penn State baseball coach Robbie Wine talks after the Nittany Lions picked up its fifth win in its last six Big Ten games with a 3-2 victory over the Illinois Fighting Illini on Friday night: 

Michigan seeking fifth straight Big Ten Title wins the opening game against Purdue this weekend, 2-1:

The University of Iowa softball team posted a 1-0, eight inning victory at Minnesota on Friday: