Four Wildcats hit home runs Saturday, including two-run shots by senior catcher Griffin Joiner, junior shortstop Christian Stokes and freshman infielder Haley Andrus, and a solo bomb by freshman infielder Rachael Metzger, powering the No. 9 University of Kentucky softball team to a doubleheader sweep at Tennessee Tech.
After its weekend plans were altered due to inclement weather in the Chattanooga, Tenn., area canceling the 2015 Frost Classic, the No. 9 University of Kentucky softball team has picked up a doubleheader with Tennessee Tech on Saturday starting at 2 p.m. ET at the Tech Softball Field.
Due to the Chattanooga, Tenn., area getting several inches of snow Wednesday night into Thursday morning, the 2015 Frost Classic has been cancelled. Kentucky was scheduled to play five games over three days at the event.
The No. 9 University of Kentucky softball team completed play in the 2015 Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic on Saturday with a loss to No. 3 Oklahoma and victory over San Diego State, who is receiving votes in the national rankings. The games concluded a 5-1 weekend in one of the nation's most prestigious early season tournaments.
University of Kentucky junior outfielder Sylver Samuel posted five hits on the day, including a 4-for-4 showing against LIU Brooklin, while the Wildcat offense scored 11 runs in the two games combined on 20 hits, propelling No. 9 Kentucky to a sweep of LIU Brooklyn and Oregon State on Friday at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic.
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