Monday, March 5, 2018

Women's Softball: UIS softball beats No. 24 Saginaw Valley

Bree Derhake hit a three-run triple in the University of Illinois-Springfield’s 6-1 win over No. 24 Saginaw Valley State Friday.

The Sacred Heart-Griffin High School graduate hit the triple in the five-run, third inning of the Prairie Stars’ home opener and UIS led 4-1.

UIS’ Calla Wickenhauser drove in Derhake to make it 5-1. Ali Haesele’s RBI triple scored Wickenhauser and the Stars were up 6-1.

UIS scored two wins over nationally ranked teams in the first 10 games.

This story appeared in The State Journal-Register on March 2, 2018.

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