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The UIS baseball team defeated the Missouri S&T Miners on Sunday afternoon, invoking the 10-run mercy rule to win the final game of a high-scoring series, 14-4.
Game Summary
  • Starting pitcher Adam Lindsey started the game with a strikeout and retired the next two batters
  • UIS found a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first when Jacyk Uehling walked before Ivan Dahlberg's first home run of the day 
  • The Miners plated a run on a ground-rule double in the second inning
  • Brant Vanaman homered in the third to score Dahlberg and find a 4-1 lead
  • Ivan Dahlberg's three-run shot in the fourth was the second of eight hits in the inning. Additional hits came from Brant Vanaman (1B), Mark Kattula (2B), TJ Yakimisky (1B), Johnny Wendling (1B), Johnny Colombo (1B), and Jacyk Uehling (1B) as the Stars increased their lead to 12-1
  • Missouri S&T cut their deficit with a three-run home run in the fifth inning
  • Two sacrifice flies in the bottom of the sixth put UIS up by ten
  • UIS finished the game with a three up, three down seventh inning
  • Adam Lindsey totaled five strikeouts in his first complete game this season
Six Prairie Stars averaged above .500 on ten or more at bats. UIS added up 15 home runs in the four-game series, 7 in the series opener alone. UIS improves to 9-7 against GLVC opponents to rank fourth in the conference standings.

Up Next
The Indianapolis Greyhounds come to Springfield next weekend for a four-game series starting at noon on Friday, April 5.