Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Men's Softball: UIS’ Dean takes GLVC weekly award

University of Illinois Springfield junior left-handed pitcher Andrew Dean was named the Great Lakes Valley Conference Pitcher of the Week by the conference Monday.

On Saturday, Dean threw a seven-inning complete-game shutout against No. 17-ranked Bellarmine as the Prairie Stars won 7-0.

Dean allowed four hits and one walk to earn his first GLVC Pitcher of the Week award.

UIS, ranked No. 5 in the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association NCAA Division II poll, is 40-5 overall and 19-1 in the GLVC.

This story appeared in The State Journal-Register on April 30, 2018.

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