Balanced offense and solid pitching led Illinois State to its third and fourth-straight wins
ISU fell victim to a walk-off home run the game one defeat, before rebounding to score in every game two inning
Jhavon Hamilton's three-run homer and Taylor Baxter's 6.2 innings propelled ISU to a season-best three games above .500
The top five hitters in the ISU lineup combined for 10 of the Redbirds' 12 hits, led by Laura Canopy's 3-for-4, five-RBI, two-run performance
ISU was no-hit for the first time since Feb. 26, 2010, in the loss to No. 5 Texas A&M, before dropping back to .500 after the loss to JMU
2012: First international player in the history of Illinois State softball...appeared in 20 games and made four starts...posted a .217 batting average with three doubles and five RBI...doubled in back-to-back at bats for her first-career hits and RBIs vs. Boston (Feb. 24)...drove in three runs with a pinch-hit double vs. St. Louis (Mar. 11).
Prior to ISU: Member of the Midland Magic 92...played for the Brampton Blazers, who captured two Canadian national championships...member of the Junior Canadian National Team as a sophomore...was a Junior Canadian National Team selection camp attendee as a junior.
Personal: Born February 22, 1993...Parents: Steve and Vicki Gallant...Siblings: Matt and Ryan...Major: journalism.