Monday, April 25, 2016

Baseball: Home runs boost Stars

The University of Illinois Springfield’s Jason Galeano hit a three-run home run in the first inning and Trey Hannam had a two-run homer in the fifth as the Prairie Stars took a 6-2 win over Wisconsin-Parkside in a Great Lakes Valley Conference doubleheader at UIS Field.

Hannam hit a grand slam in the first game and UIS won 14-11.

Galeano also had a two-run home run. He had three RBIs and was 2-for-4.

The Prairie Stars’ Austin Muench was 4-for-5. Gavin Collins was the winning pitcher. He gave up one run and three hits in four innings. He struck out six and walked one.

UIS improved to 22-16 overall and 10-8 in the GLVC. Wisconsin-Parkside is 7-27 and 2-16.

The win was reported by The State Journal-Register on April 24, 2016.

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