The Daily Illini

As Illinois softball season nears its end, seniors say goodbye

Illinois' Alex Booker attempts to hit the ball during the second game against Michigan on Saturday. The Illini lost 6-5.

By Charlotte Carroll

April 30, 2014

Senior Alex Booker was out on the orange “I” where it broke the green of the grass in the center field of Eichelberger Field. Her mom was with her, and the pair posed for a photo before Booker headed over for post-game interviews. As if in a daze, the usual prospect of answering questions didn’t even occur to Booke...