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Knights Extend Win Streak to 10
April 03, 2019
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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.

Breanna Vasquez received the start in the circle throwing six innings. Alea White came in in the seventh to pick up her 19th win of the season as White improves to 19-6 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.

Scoring:
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.

ON DECK
The Knights and Shockers battle again at 2 p.m. Saturday.

TICKETS FOR 2019
Fans can purchase tickets for the 2019 UCF softball season by calling (407) 823-1000 or online here.

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