LEXINGTON, KY -- The Illini softball team's season came to an end in the Lexington regional Saturday night.
Illinois staved off elimination against Butler in the first game with a 2-1 win in 8 innings.
In their second game they had Kentucky on the ropes, but couldn't knock them out. The Wildcats tied the game up in the 7th with a two-out RBI single They would go on to win 3-2 in 8 innings.
The Illini finished the season 36-23.