Monday, April 2, 2012

UIS softball team sets school record for wins

The University of Illinois Springfield snuck past William Jewell 1-0 Sunday in the first game of a Great Lakes Valley Conference doubleheader.

The Prairie Stars improved to 19-11 overall and 12-6 in the conference. That win gave UIS a school record in most in a season.

In the opener, Danielle Abbott smacked a solo home run in the bottom of the fifth for the game’s only tally. Heather Gradishar got the win, while Brittany Sitton pitched an inning for the save.

The record was featured in an April 2, 2012, article in The State Journal-Register.

Read the article online