Monday, April 15, 2013

UIS softball splits against Rockhurst

Brooke Carroll hit home runs for University of Illinois Springfield in both an 8-0 win and a 12-9 loss to Rockhurst in a Great Lakes Valley Conference doubleheader at UIS Athletics West.

Carroll’s two-run home run in the third inning of the second game propelled the Prairie Stars (17-19, 11-10) to the victory. Freshman Cheyanne Bowman threw seven strikeouts in five innings and allowed two hits and two walks.

In the first game, UIS held an 8-5 lead until Rockhurst scored seven runs in the top of the seventh. The Hawks are 19-14 and 7-10.

The team was featured by The State Journal-Register on April 14, 2013.

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