Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Webster
Davis Motor Sales banner ad

Softball Ends Fall Slate with 7-0 Win Over Georgetown College

uk softball1 300LEXINGTON, Ky. (10/7/13) – Pitchers Kelsey Nunley, Meagan Prince and Lauren Cumbess combined to throw eight-shutout innings, while senior outfielder Emily Jolly belted a two-run homer and Cumbess drove in three runs, pacing the University of Kentucky softball team to a 7-0 victory over Georgetown College on Sunday at John Cropp Stadium.
 
Originally scheduled as a doubleheader to begin at noon ET, the two teams sat through a 50-minute delay before starting the action at 12:50 p.m. ET. With heavy rain moving into the Lexington area the two coaching staffs agreed to extend the first game until the rain canceled play instead of pausing to start a second game.
 
Nunley, a sophomore pitcher from Soddy Daisy, Tenn., set the tone early in the game with three scoreless innings in the circle, allowing only one hit with five strikeouts. Nunley was relieved by Prince, a freshman hurler from Martin, Tenn., who kept the Tigers scoreless by allowing only three hits over four innings with two strikeouts. Cumbess, a senior pitcher/infielder from Normal, Ill., dominated in her one inning of relief with three strikeouts.
 
UK’s offense gave the pitching staff all the run support it would need with single-run innings in the first and third before a three-run sixth inning and two-run eighth inning. Sophomore utility player Maisie Steed and Jolly each recorded multi-hit games with Steed going 2-for-2 with a run scored, while Jolly was 2-for-2 with a two-run homer and two runs scored. Cumbess was 1-for-2 in the game with three RBI, while junior Sarah Frazer had a single and RBI.
 
The scoring started in the first inning for Kentucky when sophomore infielder Christian Stokes walked, advancing to third on a slap double to leftfield by sophomore outfielder Sylver Samuel. After sophomore infielder Nikki Sagermann walked to load the bases, junior catcher Griffin Joiner grounded into a fielder’s choice with Stokes out at home plate before Cumbess hit a sacrifice fly to centerfield for an RBI.
 
The Wildcats posted another run in the third inning after Jolly started the rally with a single up the middle later advancing to third on a double by Stokes. Samuel then reached on a fielder’s choice with Jolly out at the plate before a passed ball scored Stokes to give UK a 2-0 lead.
 
The score stayed 2-0 until UK rallied for three runs in the sixth inning. Steed singled up the middle to start the game before sophomore infielder Ansley Smith reached on a fielder’s choice with Steed beating the throw to second base. After sophomore outfielder Darington Richardson bunted for a base hit to load the bases, Cumbess ripped a single up the middle to score two runs and give UK a 4-0 lead. Frazer singled up the middle later in the inning to increase UK’s lead to 5-0.
 
Jolly pushed UK’s lead to 7-0 in the eighth and final inning with a two-run homer over the wall in leftfield after senior infielder Krystal Smith singled to start the inning.
 
The game completed a success fall campaign for the Wildcats, who will now turn their attention to the spring schedule, which begins in February. The 2014 spring schedule, which will be release later this year, will be the seventh for head coach Rachel Lawson – the winningest head coach in program history – with the Wildcats.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Wes Crane (UK Athletics)

© Copyright 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story by using one of the social media links below.

Faces & Stories: The People of Land Between the Lakes

button coupons
button classifieds

In Other News...

Man Accused of Threatening MSU Law Enforcement, Others

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (11/22/14) ― A Paducah man was charged with terroristic threatening and is being held in jail on a… Read More

Christian County Traffic Advisory

CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Ky. (11/22/14) — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to restrict northbound traffic to one lane… Read More

Most Read This Week

November 21, 2014 5315

Man Accused of Assaulting Coach During Basketball…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
November 18, 2014 5147

Couple Charged for Concealing Food in Infant Car…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department
November 17, 2014 4627

Police Charge Woman for Drug Possession After…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department
November 17, 2014 3845

Bremen Woman Ejected From Vehicle During Kentucky…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Trooper S.C. Recke
November 21, 2014 3258

Crashing Dump Trucks in Work Zone Cause Pennyrile…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Trooper Stu Recke
November 18, 2014 3178

Area Talent to Film Music Video at Merle Travis…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
November 19, 2014 3061

Three Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision on South…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Gwen Smith
November 19, 2014 2869

Two Killed When Vehicle Becomes Airborne, Strikes…

in Local (Owensboro) Top News by Daviess County Sheriff's Office
November 21, 2014 2451

Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed Down

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
November 21, 2014 2323

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - Nov. 21, 2014

in Hopkins News by Madisonville Police Department

Stories Trending Today

November 22, 2014 1854

One Injured in Two Vehicle Collion in Greenville

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Miria Thomas
November 21, 2014 1497

KSP Announces 'Cram the Cruiser' to Feed the…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Stu Recke
November 22, 2014 1400

Greenville Representatives Taking Part in Austin,…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
November 21, 2014 1389

Kentucky Employers to Save About $112 million

in General News For All Sites by Cathy Lindsey
November 22, 2014 1367

SAR Planning 'Triple' Revolutionary War Patriot…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Geoff Baggett
November 22, 2014 1294

Pennyrile Dulcimer Players Demonstrate Unique…

in Top News For All Sites by Ron Sanders
November 22, 2014 1293

Carve a Turkey Like a Pro

in General News For All Sites by SurfKY News
November 22, 2014 1228

Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

in Hopkins News by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
November 22, 2014 1137

P'Pool Among Top Performing Child Support…

in Hopkins News by Cabinet for Health and Family Services
November 21, 2014 1082

Kentucky State Parks Winter Holiday Events

in General News For All Sites by Gil Lawson

SurfKY News Group, Inc.
Corporate Office & Studio
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431
270.452.2727 (phone)
  •  270.452.2249 (fax)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social fbsocial twsocial yt
social gpsocial flrsocial rss