Monday, April 12, 2010

Area colleges: Moeller sends UIS softball to split

Brianne Moeller hit two home runs, including a walk-off shot in the bottom of the seventh inning to give the University of Illinois Springfield an 8-7 win over the Missouri Science & Technology Miners and a doubleheader split Saturday at the Land of Lincoln Softball Complex.

Missouri S&T (18-14 overall, 10-8 in the Great Lakes Valley Conference) won the first game 9-0 in five innings. The Miners finished with nine hits and scored eight runs in the fourth. Brooke Carroll had both of the Prairie Stars’ hits. Moeller was the losing pitcher.

The win was featured in a April 11, 2010 article in the State Journal-Register.

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