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Badgers softball falls late to Illinois

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The Wisconsin and Illinois softball teams traded leads throughout the game before Illinois pulled ahead for good with a run in the seventh inning for the 4-3 victory.

Taylor-Paige Stewart pitched a complete game for the Badgers. She allowed three earned runs on nine hits. Kelly Welsh led the Badgers offensive attack with two hits.

The Badgers will host Illinois again on Saturday at 1 p.m. at Goodman Diamond.

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