Sullivan suspended 2 games by NCAA

Published 05/01 2014 09:09PM

Updated 05/01 2014 10:40PM

URBANA, Ill. - Illinois softball coach Terri Sullivan has been issued a two-game suspension by the NCAA for "inappropriate conduct" after she was ejected during Illinois' game against No. 4 Michigan on Saturday.  Sullivan made incidental contact with an umpire during an on-field argument.  According to NCAA rule 13.3, contact with an umpire - whether accidental or not - results in an automatic two-game suspension.  Sullivan appealed the suspension, but her appeal was denied.  She will miss the first two games of this weekend's series at Penn State.  This is the first time Sullivan has been suspended in her 15 years as head coach.

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