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Times set for UK softball team in Super Regional

The Kentucky Softball team celebrated their 1-0 defeat of Virginia Tech in the NCAA Softball Tournament with a group hug at John Cropp Stadium. Pitcher Lauren Cumbess drove in the only run with a line-drive single in the fifth inning.
The Kentucky Softball team celebrated their 1-0 defeat of Virginia Tech in the NCAA Softball Tournament with a group hug at John Cropp Stadium. Pitcher Lauren Cumbess drove in the only run with a line-drive single in the fifth inning. Herald-Leader

The No. 12 University of Kentucky softball team continues its 2013 NCAA Tournament run Saturday at Alberta B. Farrington Softball Stadium in Tempe, Ariz., against No. 5 Arizona State.

Kentucky (41-19) and Arizona State (48-10) start the best-of-three series at 10 p.m. EDT Saturday on ESPN2, with game two of the series at 5 p.m. Sunday on ESPN. If necessary, game three of the series will be played at 8 p.m. Sunday on ESPN2. All three games will be available on WatchESPN.

Arizona State will be the home team Saturday night, and UK will be the home team in game two on Sunday. The higher-seeded team has the choice of home/away in game three, if necessary.

Kentucky is playing in its second NCAA Super Regional. The Wildcats have set a school record for wins in a season with 41.

Arizona State won all three of its games in the NCAA Tempe Regional over the weekend, taking down Southeastern Conference foe Georgia, twice, and San Jose State. Pitcher Dallas Escobedo was the star of the regional for ASU, winning all three games, including a no-hit effort against San Jose State and two shutout performances against Georgia.

Schedule

Game One: Saturday, May 25: Kentucky vs. Arizona State, 10 p.m. EDT - ESPN2

Game Two: Sunday, May 26: Arizona State vs. Kentucky, 5 p.m. EDT - ESPN

Game Three: Sunday, May 26: Kentucky vs. Arizona State , 8 p.m. EDT - ESPN2*

* If necessary

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