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UNI sweeps MVC leader Drake

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CEDAR FALLS (KWWL) -

The UNI softball team closed the gap taking a both games of a double-header from Missouri Valley leader Drake. The wins pulled the Panthers within one game of the Bulldogs in the conference standings.

Bailey Lange smacked a 3 run homer in the 2nd inning to put UNI ahead for good in game one. In the circle, Chelsea Ross threw all 7 innings, allowing just one run on 4 hits.

Lange took the circle in game 2 allowing just 1 hit in 5 shutout innings. Kennedy Bailey hit her 5th home run in the last 4 games, leading UNI with 2 RBI's in the second win. 

UNI opens a 3-game series at home with Missouri State on Saturday.

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