Sunday's Results

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Illinois 8, Indiana 0
The Fighting Illini were fantastic on offense and defense this afternoon, cruising to an 8-0 rout of the Indiana Hoosiers to complete a sweep of the three-game Big Ten series. Sophomore Shelese Arnold threw her second-straight two-hit shutout, and seven different Illini batters collected hits in front of one of the largest crowds to watch a game at Eichelberger Field this season. RECAP

Michigan 8, Iowa 6 (Game 1); Michigan 8, Iowa 0 (Game 2)
The No. 9-ranked University of Michigan softball team belted two home runs, including a grand slam from freshman Sierra Lawrence, to top Iowa, 8-6, in game one of a doubleheader and then used an 11-hit attack and shutout from sophomore Sara Driesenga to take game two, 8-0, in five innings today at the Wilpon Complex. The pair of victories extends U-M's win streak to 21 games and keeps the squad perfect in the Big Ten with a 16-0 mark. The triumph in game two marked the 15th run-rule win for the Wolverines in 2013. RECAP

Northwestern 2, Penn State 1
One game after both teams combined for 31 runs at Beard Field, Northwestern defeated Penn State, 2-1, Sunday to sweep the series against the Nittany Lions. NU earns its second Big Ten sweep of the year with its win, moving to 25-16 overall on the year and 9-5 in the conference. The game marked the first time in their last 11 contests that the Wildcats failed to score at least seven runs; still, NU earned its fifth-straight victory. RECAP

Purdue 6, Nebraska 5
The Boilermaker softball team held on for a 6-5 win over No. 15 Nebraska on Sunday, marking the team's first win over a ranked opponent in 14 tries in 2013 and first since March 20, 2010. Nebraska scored first, but the Boilermakers put up five runs in the bottom of the first inning and added an insurance run in the second en route to the win. Purdue scored its six runs on 10 hits and an error, while the Huskers managed five runs on seven hits. Sophomore Lexy Moore (9-10) picked up the win, striking out two in four and a third innings, while freshman Lilly Fecho earned the save. RECAP

Wisconsin 4, Ohio State 2
A strong wind off of Lake Mendota didn't stop the Wisconsin softball team's offense Sunday afternoon, as the Badgers used a pair of home runs to power past Ohio State, 4-2, at Goodman Diamond. The victory capped off Wisconsin's weekend Big Ten Conference three-game sweep of the Buckeyes. RECAP

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