Softball to Play Doubleheader Saturday at Missouri
March 15, 2014
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Due to the threat inclement weather Sunday in Columbia, Mo., Kentucky and Missouri will play a doubleheader Saturday, starting at 3 p.m. ET at University Field. Game two will start approximately 30 minutes after the completion of game one.
Missouri (16-5, 2-2 Southeastern Conference) claimed game one of the series Friday, 7-2, behind a strong pitching performance from freshman Tori Finucane. Kentucky (19-4, 2-2 SEC) claimed nine hits in the game with senior outfielder Emily Gaines going 2-for-3 with two doubles and a RBI.
Saturday's doubleheader continues an eight-game road trip for the Wildcats, including consecutive road series to start conference play. The road swing concludes Tuesday with a non-conference contest at Indiana at 5 p.m. ET.
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Kentucky 19-4, 2-2 SEC
Missouri 16-5, 2-2 SEC
Kentucky - No. 11 in ESPN.com/USA Softball Top 25; No. 9 in NFCA/USA Today Top 25
Missouri - No. 18 in ESPN.com/USA Softball Top 25; No. 16 in NFCA/USA Today Top 25
Friday, March 14
Missouri def. Kentucky 7-2