Rotating image

UIC Flames
Official Store

    Softball Falls To Cleveland State In Series Finale
     

     
    Junior Sarah Clynes drilled her 11th homer of the season
     
    Junior Sarah Clynes drilled her 11th homer of the season
     
    Softball Home

    HEADLINES
    Softball Alum Natalie Hernandez Wraps Up Season with Chicago Bandits

    Softball Releases Fall Schedule

    Top Flames Moment: Fletcher Named CoSIDA Academic All-American

    RELATED LINKS
    Tickets

    Flames Field

    UIC Flames Facebook

    UIC Flames Twitter


     

    April 20, 2008

    Box Score

    Chicago, Ill. - The UIC softball team fell to Cleveland State, 4-1, in the series finale on Sunday afternoon at Flames Field.

    Sarah Clynes was 1-for-3 with one run, one RBI and a home run. Melissa Marinacci picked up UIC's second hit against the Vikings in the final contest.

    Clynes (11-14) fanned three batters in 3.1 innings pitched. Whitney Orellana also totaled three strikeouts in the circle after replacing Clynes in the fourth inning.

    On the second pitch in the bottom of the first inning, Clynes drilled her 11th home run of the season to give UIC an early 1-0 lead.

    Cleveland State answered in the top of the third with three runs on three hits. With two runners on base, Whitney Willard drove in Jessica Burt on a double to center field.

    Amanda Houchin then hit an RBI ground out to first base give the Vikings a one-run advantage (2-1). Christa Coppus stole home for the third run of the inning.

    Burt gave Cleveland State a 4-1 lead with a solo homer to center field in the top of the fourth inning.

    UIC faces nationally-ranked Northwestern on Tuesday, April 22 in Evanston at 4 p.m.