Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Softball: Stars’ Amos hits game-winner

Jordyn Amos hit the game-winning RBI double in the University of Illinois Springfield’s 1-0 victory over McKendree in the second game of a Great Lakes Valley Conference doubleheader.

It was the third shutout for UIS sophomore pitcher Alex Smith. She struck out five and improved to 14-11. She needs to two strikeouts to tie sophomore teammate Cheyanne Bowman’s single-season record of 118 strikeouts. Smith is one win from tying the single-season win record of 15.

Amos hit a double in McKendree’s 3-2 win in the first game. Amos went 2-for-4 with a RBI for the Prairie Stars (23-22, 14-16).

The win was reported by The State Journal-Register on April 23, 2014.

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