Illinois' Hackett hitting her stride
History suggests Illinois sophomore Meredith Hackett should have been terrified the moment she saw the name "DePaul" appear beside Illinois on ESPNU during Sunday night's NCAA softball tournament selection show.
Hackett has faced DePaul in three games in her career. Three games, including once in last year's NCAA tournament, the Blue Demons have defeated Illinois. Three games, DePaul has held Hackett hitless. That's eight times total she's come to the plate and DePaul pitching has ...
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