The two teams combined to hit eight home runs in the two contests.
ISU tallied just six hits on the afternoon, two of which came from Regan Romshek, including a home run.
ISU went 2-2 during its stay at the Cardinals' Ulmer Stadium.
Regan Romshek's shutout and Laura Canopy's RBI triple led ISU to its lone win of the day over James Madison.
ISU's second game against South Florida was suspended due to rain in the fourth inning, and will be completed on Saturday.
The Illinois State softball team fell to No. 5/4 Michigan, 7-1, Feb. 9.
At Illinois Central College
2013 (Sophomore): Notable...2013 NJCAA Region 24 All-Regional Team...helped lead Cougars to fourth-place finish at the NJCAA National Tournament...NJCAA Exemplary Academic Achievment...Season...compiled a 10-4 record with a 2.07 ERA...struck out 40 batters in 104.2 innings pitched, walking only 12.
2012 (Freshman): Notable...Cougars finished fifth at the NJCAA National Tournament...NJCAA Exemplary Academic Achievment...Season...went 6-4 with a 2.10 ERA...tossed 86.0 innings, striking out 40 and walking 16.
Peoria Christian High School: Four-year starter at Peoria Christian High School for coaches Jamie Bennington and Jeff Smith...four-time all-conference selection...went 12-5 with a 1.51 ERA as a senior in 2011...tossed two no-hitters and one perfect game...NCSAA Second Team All-American...led PCS to Tri County Conference regular-season and tournament titles...10-7 with a 0.71 ERA as a junior in 2010...set the single-game school strikeout record with 16 in a contest as a sophomore in 2009...three-year letterwinner in volleyball as well.
Personal: Born July 5, 1992...Parents: Richard and Carol Vissering...Siblings: Dustin, who attended ISU...Major: business administration.