Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014
CARBONDALE -- Illinois held SIU scoreless for eight innings on its way to a 4-1 win Friday afternoon at Abe Martin Field.
SIU (9-8) scored a run in the bottom of the ninth inning off Harrisburg native Reid Roper, but it was too little, too late. The Salukis left 11 runners on base and committed two errors in the loss.
Illinois and SIU will play game two of the four game series Saturday afternoon.
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