URBANA, Ill. (WCIA) — Kiana Sherlund played the role of hero in the bottom of the 7th with a single scoring the game winning run.
Illinois State got on the board first in the 2nd. Stephanie Abello hit a solo home run in 5th to tie the game at one.
Sherlund’s single scored Hannah Sasaki to give Illinois the 2-1 win.
The Illini are now 23-9 overall and host Minnesota this weekend.