Monday, April 27, 2015

Bowlby, Smith power UIS softball to sweep

Prairie Star pitchers Taylor Bowlby and Alexandria Smith allowed just six combined hits over two games as UIS swept Rockhurst, 4-0 and 3-1 in a doubleheader Sunday at the Lincoln Softball Complex.

Lauren Hollinshead scored a run in the first and drove in another in the third inning in the 4-0 victory, backing Bowlby (19-8), who struck out three.

Bowlby also went 3-for-6 from the plate in the twinbill, knocking in three runs, two of them on a bases-loaded single in the fourth inning of game 2 to snap a 0-0 tie.

The win was featured by The State Journal-Register on April 27, 2015.

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