UK softball team will face Louisville on Wednesday at 6 p.m. ET at Ulmer Stadium
Kentucky softball team returns to action Wednesday at Louisville at 6 p.m. ET
Nikki Sagermann hit her fifth home run of the season; Series concludes Sunday at 1 p.m. ET
Series continues Saturday at Noon ET at John Cropp Stadium
UK squares off against LSU on Friday at 6 p.m.; Saturday at Noon; Sunday at 1 p.m.
Sophomore Christian Stokes had a great day at the plate in UK's doubleheader vs. Santa Clara and Long Beach State.
Sophomore (2014): Started all 69 games at shortstop with 13 doubles, two triples, seven homers and 22 RBI ... Scored a team-high tying 38 runs and stole five bases ... Great game vs. Santa Clara with two doubles and a triple ... Had the game-winning double in extra innings vs. No. 2 Oklahoma ... Went 2-for-3 vs. Texas with a run scored ... Went 2-for-4 against Missouri with a two-run homer and two runs scored ... Had hits in five of the six games in the Kentucky Tournament, scoring five runs ... Had two hits, including a double, in the Auburn series ... Hit a home run in game one vs. Texas A&M and went 2-for-2 in the series finale with a run scored and RBI ... Had a hit and RBI against MVSU ... Two hits in the series finale vs. Ole Miss, including a key home run to tie the game in the sixth inning ... Career game at WKU, going 4-for-4 with three runs scored, two RBI and a home run ... Hit a two-run home run against Louisville with a run scored ... Had an RBI single in the leadoff spot on Saturday against Georgia ... UK's best hitter in SEC Tournament, going 6-for-14 with two doubles, two homers and three RBI ... Was named to the SEC All-Tournament Team ... Bases-clearing double against DePaul to blow the game open and lift UK to a super regional ... Had three hits and scored three runs in Super Regional play ... Went 2-for-4 against Baylor in the WCWS with a RBI.
Freshman (2013): Started 60 of UK's 62 games ... Started the year at second base before moving to shortstop after Dill's injury ... Fantastic defensively in her first year making great plays and showing great range ... Finished the season with a .252 batting average, with four doubles, one triple, seven homers and 29 RBI ... Posted a .426 slugging percentage and .361 on-base percentage, while going 5-for-5 in stolen base attempts ... Had a hit and two RBI against Western Michigan before going 2-for-3 with two RBI against San Diegoâ?^State ... Went 2-for-8 with a double and four RBI in the Coke Zero Spartan Classic, playing in front of her family and friends for the first time collegiately... Named SECâ?^Freshman of the Week after the Ole Miss series where she went 5-for-6, with a home run, three RBI and two runs scored ... Launched a grand slam vs. UNC - the first for UKâ?^since 2011 ... Blasted a homer in the second game of the LSU series for two RBI ... Recorded two runs, a walk, and a stolen base in the Mississippi State series ... Went 2-for-7 with a homer, two runs scored, two RBI and three walks in the South Carolina series ... Went 1-for-4 with a run and an RBI againstâ?^Marshall ... Went 2-for-6 with three runs scored and an RBI in the MTSU doubleheader ... Recorded a single, going 1-for-3 against Louisville ... Played a vital role in the win over Missouri, going 2-for-3 with a two RBI triple ... Drilled a three-run homer in game one of the Alabama series to go 2-for-3 on the day with two RBI, while also scoring two runs in game three ... One of only two Wildcats this season to record a double, triple and home run ... Has shown an ability to make fantastic defensive plays in the middle infield including an over-the-shoulder snag vs. Virginia Tech with Super Regionals on the line ... Collected two hits in the Regional Final ... Had a great first game in the Tempe Super Regional, going 2-for-3 with two homers and two RBI ... Second player in school history to hit two home runs in a single NCAA Tournament game.