Thursday, April 2, 2015

UIS baseball sweeps McKendree

The University of Illinois Springfield improved to 7-7 in the Great Lakes Valley Conference by sweeping McKendree 12-4 and 7-4 in a doubleheader at the UIS baseball field.

The Prairie Stars pounded the Bearcats with 15 hits in the opener and led 7-0 after three innings. 

Adam Warda hit a pair of solo home runs to left centerfield and finished with three hits, four runs and two RBIs.

Aaron Kuper and Ryan Walling each contributed three hits for UIS. 

Starter Jose Marin picked up the win, allowing one hit and fanning eight and walking two in four innings.

In the nightcap, UIS again scored seven runs in the first three innings and led 7-3.

Alex Bradley finished with two hits and two RBIs and John Schram rapped out three hits and drove in a run. Kyle Schildroth got the win in relief, giving up four hits and one earned run in 4 2/3 innings.

This article appeared in The State Journal-Register online on April 1, 2015.

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