Monday, March 3, 2014

UIS baseball split with Timberwolves

Blake Baker had three hits with a home run and four RBIs for the University of Illinois Springfield in an 11-5 win over Northwood (Mich.) in the first game of a doubleheader.

Adam Unes and Jared Massengill each had three hits for the Stars.

The Prairie Stars jumped to a 3-0 lead in the first inning. Baker’s double in the fourth gave UIS a 4-2 lead. Unes hit a two-run home run to put the Stars ahead 6-2. Baker capped off the Stars’ scoring in the eighth inning with a two-run homer.

The team was featured by The State Journal-Register on March 2, 2014.

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