LEXINGTON, Ky. – Katie Reed hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the sixth inning, and pitcher Erin Rethlake shut the door with two scoreless innings to cap off an 11-6 win in game two of a split doubleheader with No. 16 Alabama at John Cropp Stadium in Lexington.
The Wildcats played in front of a UK-record crowd of 2,425 fans and a national television audience in game two on ESPN2. Coupled with a 9-0 win by the Crimson Tide in game one of the day, UK now sits at 20-10 overall on the season and picks up a crucial Southeastern Conference win and is now 3-7 on the year in league play. Alabama is 23-9 after Saturday’s results, and 4-4 in SEC play.