Monday, April 11, 2016

Softball: Stars' Edgar gets winning hit

BriAanna Edgar hit a walk-off RBI single and was 2-for-4 in the University of Illinois Springfield’s 2-1 win over Saint Joseph’s in the first game of a Great Lakes Valley Conference doubleheader at the Land of Lincoln Complex.

Edgar was 2-for-3 and hit a RBI single in the Prairie Stars’ 5-0 win in the second game.

UIS (16-22 overall, 8-12 in the GLVC) has won six straight GLVC games.

Jaycee Craver was the winning pitcher in both games. She pitched one inning in the first game and didn’t allow a hit or run.

In the second game, she struck out seven, walked two and allowed five hits in seven innings.

The win was featured by The State Journal-Register on April 8, 2016.

Read the story online.