After downing the Wildcats yesterday, 7-0, UF finished off the series this afternoon in front of another sell-out crowd (1,939) at Katie Seashole Pressly Stadium in Gainesville, as Florida beat UK, 1-0.
After pitching and defense ruled the first three innings, the Gators (55-6) scored the games only run when Taylore Fuller and Kayli Kvistad each recorded one-out singles to put runners at the corners in the fourth inning. Two batters later, sophomore Justine McLean drove Fuller in with an infield single to give UF a 1-0 lead over the Wildcats (32-26).
That was all the run support senior Lauren Haeger would need as she improved to 28-1 and ran her scoreless-innings streak against the Wildcats to 29.2 stanzas. That streak dates back to April 13, 2013, covering five games.
The Peoria, Ariz. native has allowed a total of 12 hits during those outings.
With today’s win, the Gators have matched last season’s win total with six fewer losses. In addition, UF is 14-1 all-time in Super Regional games played in Gainesville. The combined scoring margin in those 15 contests is 73-15.