Thursday, March 22, 2012

College Report: Smith, Prairie Stars on a roll

The University of Illinois-Springfield is on a roll winning their last four softball games.

Mandy Smith (Nokomis), a University of Illinois-Springfield sophomore, has scored or driven home a run in three of the their last four games. Her best effort was in the last four games was the most recent game. In the 6-5 win over Drury University, Smith smacked her second double of the year, going one-for-four. She drove home one run, scored once and stole one base.

She also drove home a run, had a hit or scored a hit in the three other games. In the 5-0 win over Missouri University of Science and Technology, Smith drove home one. She walked and scored in the 6-3 loss to Missouri University of Science of Technology. The former Redskin was 1-for-4 in the 5-4 win over Drury University. The University of Illinois-Springfield is 11-9 overall and 6-4 in the Great Lakes Valley Conference.

Smith was featured in an March 22, 2012, article in the Hillsboro Journal-News.

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