The UIC softball team (12-20, 6-6 HL) was unable to come back on Senior Day after Detroit (5-34, 1-8 HL) scored nine runs in the first two innings to take a 9-6 win on Saturday at Flames Field. Seniors Jacki Fletcher, Courtney Heeley, Natalie Hernandez and Jenna Marsalli each had at least one hit in the game, while Hernandez and Heeley both homered to contribute to the Flames' 19 home runs this season.
The UIC softball team (12-19, 6-5 HL) came away with two Horizon League wins on Friday as it bested Detroit (4-34, 0-8 HL), 6-3, in game one and came back to finish the doubleheader with a 7-6 walk-off victory at Flames Field. Senior Jenna Marsalli had two hits in each game, including a two-run homer in game two, while sophomore Laura Swan cranked the game-winning solo home run to close out competition.
The UIC softball team (10-19, 4-5 HL) welcomes Detroit (4-32, 0-6 HL) to Flames Field for a three-game series beginning on Friday with a doubleheader at 2 p.m. CT and a single game on Saturday at noon. The Flames will additionally honor their four seniors on Saturday for Senior Day.
After a 90 minute rain delay at Viking Field on Monday, the UIC softball team (10-19, 4-5 HL) got its first game against Cleveland State (19-13, 3-3 HL) underway but suffered a 5-1 defeat before having its second game cancelled due to persistent rain. The Flames were outhit 10-4 by the Vikings, with Paige Peterson, Jacki Fletcher, Jenna Marsalli and Laura Swan each tabbing a hit.
The UIC softball team (10-18, 4-4 HL) rallied back to tie the game in the seventh inning after being down 3-1, but Youngstown State (21-17, 6-4 HL) ultimately took the series finale with a 4-3 win on Sunday at the YSU Softball Complex. Freshman Kaleigh Nagle ripped a two-run shot to tie the game with her first career home run in the top of the seventh, but the Penguins came back in the bottom of the inning to...
After combining for 19 hits, the UIC softball team (10-17, 4-3 HL) was unable to come out on the winning side of its doubleheader against Youngstown State (20-17, 5-4 HL) on Saturday at the YSU Softball Complex, falling 3-2 in game one and 4-2 in its second game. Junior Paige Peterson collected five hits on the day, while sophomore Alex Wyss and seniors Natalie Hernandez and Jacki Fletcher each had three hits to...