Kansas’ Formby tosses shutout

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Sophomore right-hander Andie Formby tossed a complete-game shutout, striking out eight, as Kansas University ran its softball winning streak to six with an 8-0 win over Western Illinois on Friday at Arrocha Ballpark.

Formby got solid support from her offense as Daniella Chavez, Erin McGinley and Jessie Roane combined to knock in all of Kansas’ runs.

Chavez had four of those RBIs, three with her seventh home run of the season.

KU will host Western Illinois (11:30 a.m.) and Northern Iowa (2 p.m.) today.

Western Illinois 000 000 — 0 6 0

Kansas 023 012 — 8 9 0

W — Formby, 5-1. L — Ira, 3-7.

2B — Brickey, Riding, Roane, Kansas. HR — Chavez, Kansas.

Kansas highlights — Chevez, 2-for-2, 4 RBI, 2 runs; McGinley, 2-for-4, 2 RBI; Roane, 1-for-3, 2 RBI.