David Kerian’s grand slam and Reid Roper’s two-run shot highlighted No. 8 Illinois’ 10-1 rout of Penn State on Friday at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park.
Kerian’s shot came in the third inning with the Illini already leading 2-0. Roper’s home run pushed the lead to 10-1 in the top of the sixth inning.
The Nittany Lions’ run came in the bottom of the third inning thanks to Greg Guers’ single that scored Alex Malinsky. Penn State tallied only six hits in the loss.