UIS came out swinging against Saginaw Valley State in their opener to the NCAA Division II Tournament. The bats stayed hot, Ali Haesele got it done in the circle for the Prairie Stars. They shutout Saginaw Valley 9-0, they'll face Missouri-St. Louis Friday morning at 11:00a.m. local time. UIS 2-1 against the Tritons this season but lost 8-0 to UMSL in the GLVC Tournament last week.