The Daily Illini

Booker leads Illini softball with stellar play

Alex Booker (15) bats during the second game of a double header against Indiana on Saturday at Eichelberger Field. The Illini won 1-0.

By Charlotte Carroll

February 25, 2014

Alex Booker didn’t let her first at-bat against Creighton get her down. Booker, who started the game off with a strikeout, made history soon after by recording the program’s first cycle by hitting a single, a double, a triple and a home run all in one game. She went 4-for-5 with two runs and three R...