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.
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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.