ORLANDO (UCFKnights.com) – The UCF softball team picked up a midweek win on Wednesday with a 3-2 victory over Jacksonville.
The Knights clinched the win with a walk-off single from Takiya London in the bottom of the seventh to move to 27-9 overall.
Savannah Julylia led the Knights at the plate going 1-for-2 with two runs scored, including the winning run.
Things You Need To Know:
- The Knights extended their winning streak to 10 games heading into a three-game weekend series with Wichita State.
- The Black and Gold recorded five hits in the win, drew four walks, and struck out four times.
- London and Damaria Cannon each recorded one RBI in the win.
- Kyra Klarkowski and Jazmine Esparza each collected a hit against the Dolphins.
- UCF improves its home record to 16-5 on the season, matching their home record from all of 2018.
- Cannon collected her first career RBI with a single in the third inning.
- White tossed one inning facing three batters and striking out one Dolphin.
- Vasquez recorded 10 strikeouts to tie her single-game high.
- Julylia started her first game at second base and her third game overall.
JAX: 1-0 | T3rd | Buss homered to left field.
UCF: 1-1 | B3rd | Julylia drew a walk to lead off the inning and Cannon brought her in with a single to right center.
UCF: 2-1 | 5th | After Klarkowski doubled to right center, London flied out to right field allowing Klarkowski to advance. A throwing error from the Dolphins right fielder brought Klarkowski home.
JAX: 2-2 | 6th | Genest homered to center field.
UCF: 3-2 | 7th | Julylia reached on a double to left field and advanced to third on a wild pitch. London ripped a single through the left side to plate Julylia.
The Knights and Shockers battle again at 2 p.m. Saturday.
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