Thursday, May 17, 2012

College Report: Smith Earns GLVC, NCAA Honors

Every softball game that University of Illinois-Springfield had this year, Nokomis graduate Mandy Smith was looking to steal.

Smith, a sophomore, is a base stealer extraordinaire. She was one of three UIS players that stole over 10 bases this year and one of only two that posted more than 25 in the 58 UIS games.

One has to believe that Smith's ability to stretch a single into a double, the old fashioned way, was one of the reasons that the Great Lakes Valley Conference opposition coaches named her to the all-conference team.

Smith was featured in an May 17, 2012, article in the Hillsboro Journal-News.

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