Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Area Colleges: UIS splits at Truman State

The University of Illinois at Springfield softball team rallied for two runs in the top of the seventh inning and posted a 3-2 victory over Truman State in the first game of a non-conference doubleheader. Truman State came back to win the nightcap 9-0.

In the first game, the Prairie Stars jumped to a 1-0 lead in the fifth when Brooke Carroll walked with the bases loaded. After Truman State responded with two in its half of the fifth, setting up the last-inning dramatics.

Ashley Sanders doubled to left with one out and Brianne Moeller walked before Brittany Morgan singled to load the bases. Carroll then stroked a two-run double to give UIS a 3-2 lead.

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