Jay helps Team USA

Published 07/19 2014 10:18PM

Updated 07/19 2014 10:59PM

CHAMPAIGN -- The Illinois baseball team is spread across the country this summer, playing in leagues specifically designed for college players.  Unlike his teammates though, Illini pitcher Tyler Jay is helping the USA national collegiate team.

Jay was one of 24 players selected to the team.  He was one of four pitchers that helped the United States no-hit the Netherlands earlier this month.  Illinois head coach Dan Hartleb says he's excited for Jay and knows this experience will help the Illini next spring.

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