Cedar Falls- The UNI Panther softball team is off to their first 5-0 start in conference play in school history. Today, the Panthers swept a doubleheader at the Robinson-Dresser Sports Complex from the 20th ranked Southern Illinois Salukis.
UNI took game one 3-2 thanks to a complete game from starter Jen Larsen. It was the Panthers first win over SIU since 2001.
Then in game two, sophomore Eranne Daugharthy hit a walk-off home run in the bottom of the 8th inning to give UNI a 6-5 win and the sweep.