Illini softball hosts Minnesota, Wisconsin
April 28, 2005
Urbana, Ill. -
MINNESOTA (25-21, 6-8) at ILLINOIS (20-23, 1-11)
WISCONSIN (20-20, 6-8) at ILLINOIS (20-23, 1-11)
When: Minnesota -- April 29, 6 p.m.; April 30, Noon; Wisconsin -- May 1 Noon (DH)
TV: Insight Marketplace, Sunday, replay dates, times, TBA
Radio: WDWS AM-1400 (Steve Layman)
World's Largest Softball Tailgate on Saturday: Illinois is holding the World's Largest Softball Tailgate II on Saturday at Eichelberger Field. The details you need to know:
Bringing a crowd: Minnesota has been responsible for two of the top three and three of the top ten largest crowds in Illini history. The biggest crowd was 809, set april 19, 2003. Last year's Tailgate crowd of 756 vs. Ohio is second with the April 21, 2001 Minnesota game ranking third. The Illini also drew 533 vs. the Gophers on April 22, 2001.
Minnesota Series Notes:
Wisconsin Series Notes
Illinois has more wins over the Badgers than over any team in school history with a 10-1 mark all-time, including the last six in a row.
Illinois posts win 200: The Illini, in their sixth year as a program, picked up their 200th career victory on Thursday with a 5-2 victory over Bradley. Illinois now has a record of 200-125-2.