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Sunday, March 6, 2016

Kansas softball wins two more

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— Kansas University banged out 16 hits on the day en route to a pair of college softball victories to conclude the Coach B Classic on Sunday.

KU beat Eastern Illinois, 7-1, early Sunday, then hammered Southern Illinois, 10-4, later to give coach Megan Smith her 200th career victory.

In the first game, Chaley Brickey, Daniella Chavez and Taylor Dodson each had two hits, and Andie Formby (4-1) allowed just one run off three hits over the full seven innings.

Against the Salukis (8-7), Jessie Roane went 2-for-4 with three RBIs, and Monique Wesley (3-0) won.

Kansas (11-8) will host the Jayhawk Invitational, Friday through Sunday at Arrocha Ballpark.

Kansas 7, Eastern Illinois 1

Eastern Illinois 100 000 0 — 3 0

Kansas 204 010 x — 7 8 0

W — Andie Formby, 4-0. L — Michelle Rogers.

2B — Chaley Brickey, KU. HR — Daniella Chavez, Taylor Dodson, KU.

Kansas highlights — Formby 7 IP, 1 ER, 3 H, 1 BB, 5 K; Brickey 2-for-3, 3 R; Chavez 2-for-2, R, 4 RBIs; Dodson 2-for-2, R, 3 RBIs.

Kansas 10, So. Illinois 4

Kansas 000 433 0 — 10 8 0

Southern Illinois 000 004 0 — 4 7 3

W — Monique Wesley, 3-0. L — Svanna Dover, 2-5.

2B — Jessie Roane, KU; Eyrika Brandburg, Shaye Harre, SIU. HR — Kelsey Gonzalez, SIU.

Kansas highlights — Formby 2 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 3 K; Roane 2-for-4, 3 RBIs; Brickey 1-for-3, 3 R.

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