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wiu712
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Thu Apr 25, 2019 6:06 pm

Due to forecasted weather, the WIU Softball home series against Purdue Fort Wayne has been adjusted:

🔶 Doubleheader Friday at 2:30 p.m.
🔶 Series finale Saturday at 1 p.m.
wiu712
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Fri Apr 26, 2019 1:41 pm

Softball looks to extend winning streak.
From the Western Courier:
https://westerncourier.com/44535/sports ... ng-streak/
GV Dad
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Fri Apr 26, 2019 4:24 pm

We need a sweep this weekend, hope the weather cooperates.
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Neckfansince71
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Fri Apr 26, 2019 4:38 pm

They just won the first game, 3-2, with Ira striking out 9 and giving up one walk in the top of the 7th. I think they probably will go with Carlin who really did a nice job in game 3 at North Dakota. We definitely left some people on base. Lets get the bats going this next game! ;) jc
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Fri Apr 26, 2019 8:04 pm

Western scored 2 runs in the bottom of the 7th inning to win the second game 5-4. Purdue Fort Wayne had scored 3 runs in the top of the 7th to take a 4-3 lead into the bottom of the 7th.

Weather: 60's, sunny.

Attendance at Mary Ellen McKee Stadium = 112.

The series finale, final home game, and Senior Day will be Saturday at 1PM -- depending on the weather. Rain is expected for Saturday.

wiu712
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Sat Apr 27, 2019 3:49 pm

Western fell behind 3-0 early, but rallied back to win the Senior Day game 9-3.

Weather: 55, cloudy, damp.

Attendance at Mary Ellen McKee Stadium = 134.

The regular season will conclude next weekend with a three-game series at Omaha. It will start off at Noon on Saturday with a double-header.

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Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:08 pm

Current Summit League standings:
North Dakota State 14-1
South Dakota 11-4
Western Illinois 9-6
South Dakota State 9-6
North Dakota 6-9
Purdue Fort Wayne 3-15
Omaha 2-13
wiu712
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Mon Apr 29, 2019 2:18 pm

Softball comes up with three-game sweep on Senior Day.
From the Western Courier:
https://westerncourier.com/44587/sports ... enior-day/
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