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Prince strikes out career-high 14 in UK softball win

UK’s Meagan Prince pitched against Florida at John Cropp Stadium this month. The Cats’ ace had a career-high 14 strikeouts in an 8-2 victory over UT-Martin on Wednesday in her hometown of Martin, Tenn.
UK’s Meagan Prince pitched against Florida at John Cropp Stadium this month. The Cats’ ace had a career-high 14 strikeouts in an 8-2 victory over UT-Martin on Wednesday in her hometown of Martin, Tenn.

University of Kentucky softball pitcher Meagan Prince struck out a career-high 14 batters in her hometown of Martin, Tenn., as the Cats defeated UT-Martin 8-2 on Wednesday.

Prince (16-6) allowed six hits and walked four in her 12th complete game of the season, lowering her ERA to 1.52.

Rachael Metzger homered for UK, which won its sixth in a row to improve to 32-13. It was Metzger’s eighth homer, second-most on the team.

The Cats return to Southeastern Conference play on Friday night with the opener of a three-game series against No. 3 Texas A&M at John Cropp Stadium in Lexington.

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