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Tennessee Softball Weekly Update (4/29)

April 29, 2014



April 29, 2014
Overall, SEC: 39-9, 14-7 SEC
Record Last Week: 2-1, 2-1
Last Week's Results
MON. 21
WED. 23
THUR. 24

This Week's Schedule
Home Game
MON. 28
TUES. 29
WED. 30
THUR. 1
FRI. 2
vs. Ole Miss
6 p.m. ET
Knoxville, Tenn.
SAT. 3
vs. Ole Miss
2 p.m. ET
Knoxville, Tenn.
SUN. 4
vs. Ole Miss
1 p.m. ET
Knoxville, Tenn.

Player of the Week Nomination
MADISON SHIPMAN
SENIOR
SS - 6-1
Valencia, Calif.

Weekly Stats: .452 BA, 13 AB, 2 R 6 H, 3 2B, 4 RBIs, .692 SLG%, .588 OB%

Season Stats: .441 BA, 143 AB, 49 R, 63 H, 13 2B, 17 HRs, 47 RBIs, .888 SLG%, .560 OB%

Notes:Madison Shipman hit .462 for the week, recording a hit in all four games this week and leading the team with three doubles and four RBIs.

Against Furman on April 22, Shipman went 2-for-3 with double and a game-ending two-RBI single in the sixth.

Shipman went 1-for-3 with a walk, a run and a double in UT's 6-3 win over No. 9 Kentucky on April 25. Shipman's double in the sixth was the 51st of her career and gave her sole possession of third place on UT's all-time list. By the end of the series she had 52 career doubles, and trails only Kelli Fitzgerald (76 from 1996-99) and Carrie Swinford (64 from 1996-99).

Shipman hit a game-tying RBI double in the third inning of UT's 5-2 loss at No. 9 Kentucky on April 26.

On April 27, Shipman with 2-for-4 with an RBI single at No. 9 Kentucky. She extended her hitting streak to seven games.

Tennessee Weekly Notes

No. 8 Tennessee went 3-1 on the week with a win over Furman on April 22 before taking two out of three at No. 9 Kentucky.

With two wins against the Wildcats, UT improved to 9-2 against ranked opponents this season. Annie Aldrete hit two homers and drove in three in UT's 6-3 win over Kentucky on April 25.

Ellen Renfroe recorded her 200th strikeout of the season on Sunday in UT's 9-2 win against UK on April 27. Renfroe is just the second Tennessee pitcher to record 200 strikeouts in each of her four seasons - a feat only legend Monica Abbott (2004-07) had previously accomplished.

Tennessee will close out its 2014 regular season schedule this week with three home games against Ole Miss.

UT will celebrate the careers of Melissa Davin, Ellen Renfroe and Madison Shipman before Tennessee's game against Ole Miss on Saturday, May 3.

Saturday's game will be streamed live on ESPN3 and Sunday's game will be televised on Fox Sports.


 

 

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