Tuesday, March 29, 2016

UIS baseball team beats Division I Western Illinois

University of Illinois Springfield juniors Jason Galeano and Trey Hannam both hit three-run homers Tuesday in the Prairie Stars’ 13-5 baseball win over NCAA Division I Western Illinois.

Galeano’s home run put UIS up 4-0 in the first inning. The Stars took a 7-2 lead on Hannam’s home run in the fifth inning. Senior Adam Warda hit UIS’ third homer in the seventh and the Stars led 8-2.

Nick Schrader’s two-run double pulled the Leathernecks within 8-4 in the eighth. UIS (9-10) responded by tacking on five runs in the ninth.

Galeano finished with five RBIs and was 2-for-5. Warda and Austin Muench were both 3-for-4.

The story was reported by The State Journal-Register on March 29, 2016.

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