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.
UK softball team to face second ranked league foe on the road to start SEC play
Sophomore (2014): Played in all 69 games with 62 starts ... Ended the season with a .287 average, including 38 runs scored, four doubles, two triples, one homer (inside the park) and nine RBI ... Paced the team with 20 stolen bases taking her career total to 41, which is seventh most in program history ... Posted her first career double in UK's win over Texas ... Had four hits in five games at the FAU Invitational ... Went 3-for-5 in the series finale with Missouri - a career high for hits in a game ... Key triple in the top of the eighth inning vs. Missouri, scoring the game-winning run in the series clincher ... Had two singles vs. Indiana, going 2-for-3 ... Continued her hot bat in the Kentucky Tournament, hitting .450 with two doubles and the first four RBI of her career ... Had three hits against Auburn and went 2-for-3 against Louisville with two runs scored ... Had three hits in the Tennessee series, scoring two runs ... Had the game-winning RBI against Louisville, slapping a ball to third base that scored a run (was ruled a fielder's choice) ... In SEC Tournament, she had two hits vs. Miss. State with a run scored, while launching a two-run double vs. LSU in the ninth inning to lift UK to the SEC Championship game ... Had a hit in all four games in regional play with three runs scored and two RBI ... Hit an inside-the-park home run against DePaul to spark the UK offense and followed with an RBI triple ... Has a hit in 12 of her 16 career NCAA Tournament games ... Had a hit in 29 of her last 45 games and scored a run in 27 of her last 45 games ... Had a seven-game hitting streak during the year, which was a career best ... Had two hits in the WCWS.
Freshman (2013): Showed a great amount of defensive and offensive improvement in her first season with Kentucky, finishing fourth on the team in batting average and playing a solid centerfield ... Stole a team-best 21 bases out of 22 attempts ... Hit towards the bottom of the order most of the year and really gave UK an offensive spark with her speed ... Batted .319 in 57 games played with 42 starts ... Scored 22 runs ... Stole two bases during the Kajikawa Classic ... Went 1-for-1 against Washington, tapping home once ... Had two hits and three runs scored in the Coke Zero Spartan Classic ... Went 1-for-2 with a run scored and a stolen base vs.â?^Ole Miss ... Recorded a 1-for-2 game with a run scored vs.â?^UNC ... Went 1-for-2 and stole a base vs. Iowa ... Had a single and scored a run against Louisville ... Recorded a hit in all three games of the Southâ?^Carolina series, along with two stolen bases and two runs ... Hit a single in the win over Florida ... Went 2-for-2 in game one of the MTSU doubleheader, and followed going 1-for-2 with two runs scored in game two ... Scored the game-winning run in the seventh inning against Louisville ... Went 2-for-2 in game one of the Alabama series ... Tied for most hits on the team with Joiner (five) and scored three times in Lexingtonâ?^Regional with three stolen bases ... Had a hit in the Tempe Super Regional.