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KU softball run-rules Morehead State twice

February 27, 2011


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— Kansas University’s softball team recorded two five-inning, run-rule victories against Morehead State on Saturday and outscored the Eagles 25-0. KU won 14-0 and 11-0 at the UNCG Spartan Classic.

The Jayhawks improved to 13-1 overall and 2-1 in the tournament. They will face Minnesota in the title game at noon today.

In the first game, seven Jayhawks combined for nine hits and took advantage of 13 walks.

Mariah Montgomery led the Jayhawks with three RBIs. Marissa Ingle, Liz Kocon and Laura Vickers each drove in two runs. Kocon led Kansas with three bases on balls, while four additional Jayhawks collected multiple walks.

Freshman pitcher Kristin Martinez improved to 5-0, tossing the first four innings and allowing just two hits and one walk.

In game two versus MSU (4-9), Kansas outhit the Eagles, 12-4. Senior Brittany Hile and sophomore Maggie Hull each went 3-for-3 and drove in three runs apiece. Vickers recorded two RBIs, while Montgomery had a pair of hits.

Sophomore pitcher Alex Jones recorded the victory, improving to 2-0. Jones tossed the first three innings, allowing no runs or walks and striking out four.


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