Wednesday, April 2, 2014

UIS baseball team sweeps McKendree

Senior Adam Unes and junior Alex Bradley both hit two-run homers in the University of Illinois Springfield’s 6-3 win over McKendree in the first game of a Great Lakes Valley Conference baseball doubleheader Tuesday.

The Prairie Stars shut out McKendree 10-0 in the second contest.

UIS (17-8 overall, 10-4 in the GLVC) has seven wins in eight games.

Unes leads the conference with six home runs. His home run in the third inning of the first game gave UIS a 2-1 lead. McKendree tied the score at 2 in the bottom of the inning. Bradley’s home run in the fourth put UIS out front 4-2. The Stars held the lead the rest of the way.

Senior Jared Massengill finished 3-for-5 with one RBI.

In the second game, UIS freshman David Mead struck out seven, walked none and allowed four hits in four innings. Bradley went 2-for-4 with two doubles and had three RBIs.

The win was reported by The State Journal-Register on April 2, 2014.

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