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No. 18 Tennessee tops No. 7 Kentucky 6-1 in series opener

Kayla Kowalik hit her sixth homer of the season for the Wildcats’ lone run of the game.
Kentucky falls to UT 6-1.
Kentucky falls to UT 6-1.(UK Athletics)
Published: Apr. 2, 2021 at 8:58 PM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WKYT) - No. 18 Tennessee scored four runs in the fifth inning and beat No. 7 Kentucky 6-1 in Friday night’s series opener.

Kayla Kowalik hit her sixth homer of the season for the Wildcats’ lone run of the game.

Tied 1-1 in fifth inning, the Volunteers scored four runs on five hits and chased Autumn Humes. With the loss, Kentucky drops to 26-6, 3-4 in the SEC.

The series continues on Saturday night at 6 p.m. ET for game two of the three-game set. The game will be shown live on ESPN2 with Beth Mowins and Michele Smith on the call.

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