Jordyn Amos hit a walk-off home run in the seventh inning to lift the University of Illinois Springfield to a 7-6 win over Benedictine University at Springfield in the first game of a softball doubleheader Tuesday at the Land of Lincoln Junior Olympic Complex.
The Prairie Stars scored seven runs in the first three innings of a 9-1 win in the second game. It was the fourth straight victory for UIS (11-10).
In the opener, UIS’ Mandy Smith had four hits and scored three runs. Tina Buck picked up the win in relief, her second against two losses.
The wins were featured by The State Journal-Register on March 20, 2013.
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