Monday, March 31, 2014

UIS baseball sweeps Bellarmine

The University of Illinois Springfield had 16 hits in the first game and 16 more in the nightcap on Sunday to sweep Bellarmine 8-5 and 11-5 in a Great Lakes Valley Conference doubleheader at UIS.

The Prairie Stars won three of four in the weekend series against the Knights. Sunday’s sweep makes UIS 15-8 overall and 8-4 in the GLVC, with the 15 wins surpassing the previous UIS record for wins in a season (13 last year).

Jared Massengill, Logan Frye and Alex Bradley had three hits apiece for the Stars in the opener, with Bradley’s RBI double sparking a three-run fifth inning for UIS. Kyle Schildroth (2-1) got the win in relief as he struck out two, walked none and scattered four hits over the final 2 2/3 innings.

The wins were featured by The State Journal-Register on March 31, 2014.

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