Monday, April 8, 2013

Baseball: UIS splits with Rockhurst

Kendal Hocker’s bases-loaded single with no outs in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the University of Illinois Springfield to a 5-4 win over Rockhurst and a split of their Great Lakes Valley Conference doubleheader on Sunday.

Rockhurst (14-12) outhit UIS 13-6 in the first game en route to an 8-1 victory.

Trevor Johnson went 2-for-3 for UIS (5-17) in the second game, which saw pitcher Robert Spath got the win in relief over the last 1 2/3 innings.

Derek Shomon and Tyler Lau had two hits apiece for the Prairie Stars in the opener.

The game was featured by The State Journal-Register on April 8, 2013.

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