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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