Monday, March 29, 2010

UIS softball team picks up first GLVC win

The University of Illinois Springfield Prairie Stars earned their first Great Lakes Valley Conference win in school history Sunday, splitting a doubleheader with Drury University.

UIS beat Drury 9-6 in the first game and lost the second 7-2.

Brooke Carroll led UIS (4-12, 1-5 in GLVC) with three hits and three RBI in game one. Brittany Morgan added a pair of hits and three RBIs. Pitcher Alexandra Newbern earned her first win of the season, striking out two batters in her 4 2/3 innings.

The win was featured in a March 29, 2010, article in the State Journal-Register.

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