KU softball sweeps two games

The Kansas softball team picked up victories against Northern Colorado and Western Illinois on Thursday at Arrocha Ballpark.

The Jayhawks (19-5) opened with an 8-3 win over Northern Colorado. In the nightcap, KU topped Western Illinois, 8-0.

No. Colorado 000 300 0 - 3 9 2

Kansas 021 041 x - 8 11 2

W - Andie Formby (8-2). L - Kelli Kleis.

2B - Jessie Roane, Erin McGinley, KU. HR - Tarin Travieso, Sam Dellinger, KU.

KU highlights - Formby, 7 IP, 9 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 7 K; Shelby Gayre, 2-for-3, 3 runs; McGinley, 2-for-4, run, 2 RBI; Dellinger, 2-for-4, run, 2 RBI.

W. Illinois 000 000 - 0 4 0

Kansas 021 014 - 8 12 0

W - Sarah Miller (5-2). L - Emily Ira (2-7).

2B - Halle Hollatz, WIU; Gayre, McGinley, KU. HR - Gayre, Annie Mehringer, KU.

KU highlights - Gayre, 3-for-3, 2 runs, 3 RBI; Emily Bermel, 2-for-3, run, RBI.

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