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    April 9, 2013

    CHICAGO - The UIC softball team welcomes DePaul to Flames Field for a single non-conference game Wednesday at 5:00 p.m. (CT). UIC enters the contest after winning five of its last six games.

    SCOUTING THE FLAMES

    UIC holds a 13-19 overall record ... the team is 7-2 in the Horizon League ... UIC's two League losses came to Loyola on March 30 (9-8) and Green Bay on April 4, 9-1 ... junior Natalie Hernandez leads the team offensively with a .395 batting average ... in 114 at-bats, she has recorded 22 runs, 45 hits, including eight doubles, two triples and two homeruns, and she has 18 RBI ... senior Coryn Schmit leads the team in RBI with 22 ... senior Devin Miller has compiled 171.2 innings inside the circle for UIC ... she has blanked 124 batters and holds a 2.94 ERA.

    The Last Meeting
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    March 13, 2011
    Carbondale, Ill.

    SCOUTING THE BLUE DEMONS

    DePaul is 23-13 on the season with a 10-1 BIG EAST record ... Allie Braden is batting .368 and in 117 at-bats she has totaled 43 hits and 10 RBI ... Mary Connolly has the most RBI and homeruns with 32 and 10, respectively ... Kristen Verdun is 15-7 inside the circle for the Blue Demons ... she holds a 2.35 ERA and has struck out 148 batters in 143.0 innings.

    HERNANDEZ: HITTER OF THE WEEK

    For the second time in two weeks, Hernandez has been selected as the Horizon League Hitter of the Week ... Hernandez led the Flames to a 5-1 conference record on the week, notching two wins over Green Bay on April 3 (9-1 and 6-1), and sweeping Detroit on April 6 (5-1 and 17-8) and 7 (19-3) ... in the six games, the shortstop hit at .609, going 14-for-23 ... she went the yard with two homeruns against Detroit, her first two of the season ... she notched a slugging percentage of .957 and collected eight RBI ...Hernandez was selected as the League Hitter of the Week just two weeks ago on March 25.


     

     

    FOUR-STRAIGHT WEEKS OF HORIZON LEAGUE HONORS

    Junior Courtney Heeley led off the Horizon League weekly award winners for UIC as she was selected as the Hitter of the Week on March 18 ... on March 25 Hernandez was selected as the Hitter of the Week, while Miller was named the Pitcher of the Week, along with Krystian DeWitt of Wright State ... the next week on April 1, Miller then took sole possession of Pitcher of the Week, along with freshman Laura Swan being named the Hitter of the Week ... Hernandez then again received recognition on April 8 again being named the Hitter of the Week.

    FOLLOW THE FLAMES FROM HOME

    If you're unable to make it to Flames Field the game will be broadcasted here by Sam Panayotovich and Game Tracker live stats will be available through the UIC softball schedule page.

    LAST TIME OUT

    The Flames went 5-1 on the week, notching two wins over Green Bay on April 3 (9-1 and 6-1), and sweeping Detroit on April 6 (5-1 and 17-8) and 7 (19-3).

    --UIC--