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Monday, March 21, 2016

Formby throws no-no; Kansas softball rolls, 9-0

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Andie Formby became the 26th softball pitcher in Kansas University history to throw a no-hitter when she pitched KU to a 9-0 rout of Saint Louis on Sunday at Arrocha Ballpark at Rock Chalk Park.

Formby struck out four and faced only 20 batters in a game shortened by run-rule.

“I came out today and focused on getting outs,” Formby said. “It’s easier to get the outs with the defense behind me, I couldn’t ask for a better defense.”

Shannon McGinley went 2-for-3 with two runs and Erin McGinley 2-for-4 with a run and two RBIs to pace the KU offense. Erin McGinley, Harli Ridling and Kylee Kennedy homered.

Kansas will host Evansville in a doubleheader starting at 11 a.m. Tuesday.

Saint Louis 000 000 — 0 0 1

Kansas 000 342 — 9 8 1

W —Andie Formby, 9-2. L — Brianna Lore, 4-6.

2B — Chaley Brickey, KU. HR — Erin McGinley, Harli Ridling, KU.

Kansas highlights — Formby CG no-hitter, 1 Bb, 4 Ks; Shannon McGinley 2-for-3, 2 R; Erin McGinley 2-for-4, R, 2 RBIs; Ridling 1-for-3, R, 3 RBIs; Kennedy 1-for-2, R, 3 RBIs.

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