27  Emily Gaines
Emily Gaines


London, Ky.

High School:
South Laurel




Kentucky-James Madison Postgame Quotes

Kentucky 2, James Madison 1


63 UK Student-Athletes Participate in Graduation

Commencement held Saturday


No. 17 Softball Falls at Arkansas 4-0

Kentucky softball team drops game two at Bogle Park; Series concludes Sunday at 2 p.m. ET


A. Smith, K. Smith, Cumbess, Joiner Homer; UK Sweeps MTSU

Ansley Smith hits two home runs in game two as UK sweeps doubleheader at Middle Tennessee


Carroll's Walk-off lifts No. 18 Softball to 4-3 Win Over Marshall

Kentucky softball team returns to action Wednesday in doubleheader at EKU starting at 2 p.m. ET


SB highlights vs. Georgia

Cumbess' First-Career No-Hitter Clinches Series Over Georgia; Wildcats clinch series vs. UGA for just the second time in school history and first since 2000


SB doubleheader vs. Arkansas, 041112

Cardiac Cats Walk Off With 9-7 Extra-Inning Win; Silence homer in eighth gives Cats walk-off win


SB vs. South Carolina, 040712

Riley Leads Wildcats to Series-Evening Victory; Riley strikes out five in first shutout of the season


SB vs. Western Illinois, 031312

Kentucky's Rally Falls Short in Loss; Sophomore Ginny Carroll connects for a two-run homer


SB vs. Alabama, 031112

Kentucky Falls to Alabama in the Final Game of Series; Joiner goes 3-for-4 at the dish for the Wildcats


SB vs. Alabama, 031012

Eight-Run First Inning Dooms Wildcats; Dill plates Carroll for Wildcats lone run

Junior (2013): Played in 44 games with 58 at bats ... Key at bat in UK's win over Western Michigan, drilling a two-run ground rule double to blow the game open ...Walked twice in win over UC Riverside ... Had a hit against San Diego State ... Went 1-for-3 against USC Upstate ... Notched two hits and two RBI vs. Ole Miss ... Had a pinch-hit RBI single vs. WKU ... Went 1-for-1 with a single in the third game of the South Caroline series ... Went 1-for-2 in the second game of the doubleheader vs. MTSU ... Went 1-for-1 in game two of the Alabama series ... Saw most of her playing time as the designated player.

Sophomore (2012):
Appeared in 40 contests and made 12 starts for the Wildcats ... Smacked her first career hit with a double in a loss to Pacific ... Drove in a run and scored twice in a victory over North Florida ... Went 2-2 vs. Nicholls State tallying a double, an RBI and scored a run ... Scored after being hit by a pitch in a loss to Western Illinois ... Tallied a hit vs. NC State ... Singled in a win over WKU ... Charted two hits and an RBI vs. Auburn ... Brought in a score when she drew a walk in a two-out, bases-loaded pinch-hitting situation at Louisville ... Tallied an RBI vs. South Carolina.

Freshman (2011): Made an appearance in 22 games in her freshman season ... Saw her first career action as a pinch runner in the upset of No. 22 Ohio State ... Made her first plate appearance in the win over FIU ... Brought in a run after reaching base by way of walk with the bases loaded in a win over North Florida ... Plated a score and would come around to score in a win at Austin Peay ... Drew a walk in a loss to No. 2 Georgia in a pinch-hitting situation.

High School:Named the 2010 Miss Kentucky Softball ... Also tabbed the 2010 Gatorade Kentucky Softball Player of the Year ... Totaled a 52-game hitting streak to break the Kentucky High School state record ... The streak is the second longest in national history ... As a senior, she owned an incredible .634 batting average with 17 home runs, 27 doubles and 54 runs scored ... A three-time All-State performer ... Owns state records including 83 hits and 27 doubles in 2010 for a single-season and career records with for hits (349) and doubles (104) ... Owns the Kentucky state record with five consecutive games with a home run ... Holds South Lauren career records for hits, runs scored, RBI, doubles, home runs, and most wins as a pitcher ... A five-time letterwinner who led South Laurel to five-straight District titles ... Voted the All-Region player in both softball and volleyball as a senior ... Four-year volleyball letterwinner and a two-year player in basketball ... Possessed a 4.0 grade point average ... A two-time Academic All-State performer.

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