Illinois softball splits DH with Northwestern


URBANA (WCIA) — Northwestern scored the first eight runs, Illinois put up the next seven to make it a game, but the Illini (21-11, 2-2 B1G) couldn’t complete the comeback falling to the Wildcats in the first game of a softball doubleheader Wednesday afternoon at Eichelberger Field. 

Illinois bounced back in Game 2, especially offensively, picking up a 15-9 victory. The Illini open up a three-game weekend series at Minnesota on Friday.

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