Monday, April 4, 2011

Area colleges: Watson throws shutout for UIS

The University of Illinois-Springfield Prairie Stars split a Great Lakes Valley Conference doubleheader with Drury University, beating the Panthers 3-0 after a 9-5 loss in the first game.

Aubrey Watson (3-2) allowed only three hits and struck out eight batters to earn the Game 2 win for UIS (9-19 overall, 3-7 in the GLVC).

In the second game, Rachel Wood went 2 for 2 and had an RBI in the Stars’ two-run first inning.

The article was published in an April 3, 2011, edition of The State Journal-Register.

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