Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Prairie Stars open with challenge

The University of Illinois Springfield women’s basketball team kicks off the season Nov. 14 against Hillsdale at the Great Lakes Valley Conference/Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Challenge in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.

The Prairie Stars will have three road games under their belt before the home opener Nov. 22 against Southwest Baptist at The Recreation and Athletic Center.

UIS plays exhibition games at NCAA Division I University of Illinois-Chicago Nov. 30 and Southeast Missouri State on Dec. 21.

The GLVC schedule begins for the Stars on Jan. 2 at home against Missouri-St. Louis.

The final conference game is Feb. 26 against McKendree in Lebanon.

The article appeared in The State Journal Register on September 23, 2014.

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