Friday, Kentucky's softball team picked up its first win against a top-ranked team.
Saturday, the 15th-ranked Wildcats ensured their first series win against a No. 1, rallying to drop LSU 5-2 at John Cropp Stadium.
UK (23-8, 3-5 Southeastern Conference) will go for a sweep Sunday at 1 p.m.
The Wildcats, who won Friday's opener 3-1, are now 7-0 at home. That ties the best start in program history, first set in 2006 and matched last year.
Erin Rethlake, Meagan Prince and Kelsey Nunley combined to hold LSU to two runs on seven hits.
Nikki Sagermann went 2-for-2 with a homer, while Sylver Samuel went 2-for-3 to pace the UK offense.
"I thought the combination of Rethlake and Prince, and then Nunley to close out the game, was awesome," Coach Rachel Lawson said. "It showed just their toughness because each pitcher came in and they did what they needed to do in the situation.
"And offensively the nice thing was we got that big run early, but then they were shutting us down a little bit. But we were having good at-bats, we were seeing the ball, we had a good approach and then eventually they just stayed the course and were able to put more runs on the board in the sixth."
Prince, who got rocked last week at Auburn, tossed 41⁄3 innings of two-hit shutout ball to notch the win. She struck out five and walked four.
"This is the reason we recruited Meagan," Lawson said. "Meagan is very tough. She's been tough her entire life. She not only got beat up by Auburn, but she got beat up by me a little bit all week, and she responded.
"She did what she needed to do. She had the fortitude and the command, and she worked on her pitches and picked herself up. And today she came out and showed the type of player she is, so we're really happy we have her on our team."
Tied at 2, Sagermann led off UK's three-run sixth with a single up the middle.
Brooklin Hinz and Kara Howard singled to fill the bags.
One run scored on Ansley Smith's ground-ball fielder's choice, as catcher Kelssi Kloss dropped the ball on a would-be forceout.
LSU replaced starter Carley Hoover with Baylee Corbello, who beaned Christian Stokes to force in a run.
A third run scored on Samuel's pop foul. Third baseman Sahvanna Jaquish's momentum carried her into the UK dugout. A "catch-and-carry" rule dictates that when a play is made in dead-ball territory, runners move up a base.
In the top of the seventh, Prince retired the first two batters before yielding a walk.
Nunley came on to earn her third save, striking out Dylan Supak.
UK took the early lead on Sagermann's solo home run in the second inning.
"I was just trying to see the ball," said Sagermann, whose fifth dinger of the season came on a 2-2 pitch. "Stay short to it, since I had two strikes — I didn't want to strike out swinging. And I was just on the attack. Fortunately she gave me a good pitch and I got my barrel on it."
LSU (31-3, 5-3) answered in the third, plating one run on back-to-back doubles by Bailey Landry and Bianka Bell. Kloss singled in another run, knocking out Rethlake.
Prince (9-4) came on and gave up a walk to fill the bases, but got the next two batters to keep it a 2-1 game.
"One pitch at a time," Prince said. "Matter of fact, that's what Kelsey told me right before I went out. She was like 'OK, you've got to take it one pitch at a time,' and that's what I tried to do. Just take it one pitch at a time and throw that pitch, perfect that pitch, move on."
UK tied in the fifth, with Samuel reaching on a single.
With two outs, Griffin Joiner singled to center. Samuel raced to third, where the throw got away for an error. That allowed Samuel to score.
"When I was running the bases, I knew I wanted to score, and I wanted to do what I could for Griffin the second she could get that big hit," Samuel said. "I wanted to do what I could for Griffin and the rest of the team so that we could score that run, and it just worked out in our favor. I just kept running hard and came out with a run."