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Knights Drop Friday Night Fight
April 12, 2019
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ORLANDO ( – In a battle in the circle, the Knights went 13 innings with South Florida Friday night in the opening game in the War On I-4 series. UCF lost the battle, 2-0 as the Bulls move into second place in the American Athletic Conference standings.

UCF drops to 28-12 overall and 7-3 in The American, while South Florida improves to 30-15 on the season and 8-2 in conference play.

Alea White took the loss to move to 20-8 overall after putting up a fight on the mound.

On the night, UCF grabbed seven hits, drew one walk, and struck out 10 times.

Things You Need To Know:

  • 13 innings is the longest game to be played at the UCF Softball Complex.
  • Friday’s game between the Knights and Bulls is the longest game between the teams in series history.
  • White tossed all 13 innings throwing 191 pitches giving up eight hits, two runs, and striking out seven.
  • Friday’s game was White’s highest number of innings pitched in a single game and most batters she has faced in a game. White faced 49 Bulls’ hitters.
  • Tera Testa led the Knights at the plate with a pair of singles.
  • Denali Schappacher and Tamesha Glover each recorded six plate appearances.
  • The Knights have played two games in seven days that have been 10 innings or more. UCF has lost both games.
  • With Tulsa’s doubleheader win over ECU, the Knights fall to third place in The American.

USF: 2-0 | 13th | Keen homered to right field after a one-out double for a two-run score for the go-ahead.  

The Knights and Bulls battle again on Saturday at 12:30 p.m.

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

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