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April 16, 2011

Golden Eagles head to Lexington for doubleheader against Kentucky

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech softball team continues its Bluegrass swing Saturday as it travels to Lexington, Ky., for a non-conference doubleheader with the Kentucky Wildcats. First pitch is set for 12 p.m. CT.

The Wildcats enter the weekend the owners of a 29-10 record, including an 11-6 Southeastern Conference mark. At the plate, UK is led by Brittany Cervantes who has belted a team-high 13 home runs and driven in a team-leading 43 RBI. In the circle, the Wildcats are led by Chanda Bell who leads the team with 10 wins and a team-best 2.01 ERA.
 
Recently, Tech has split its last two games, including a win at Eastern Kentucky and a loss at home to Western Kentucky. During that stretch, catcher Callie Schmidt has paced the Golden Eagle offense with a pair of home runs and seven RBI.
 
Kentucky leads the all-time series, 2-1, which includes a 3-1 victory the last time they met back in 2005.
 
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