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Lady Vols softball defeats Austin Peay in Midstate Classic

Lady Vols softball defeats Austin Peay in Midstate Classic

No. 5 Tennessee (21-1) defeated Austin Peay (11-9), 6-1, Wednesday in the Midstate Classic at Ridley Sports Park in Columbia, Tennessee.

The Lady Vols came from behind to record its 15th consecutive victory.

The Governors scored first in the third inning. Morgan Zuege scored on a wild pitch by Tennessee starting pitcher Karlyn Pickens.

Tennessee tied the game in its half of the inning on an RBI double by Mackenzie Donihoo.

The Lady Vols led in the fourth inning on a solo home run by Giulia Koutsoyanopulos. Tennessee would add another run on a scoring single by Amanda Ahlin.

Tennessee recorded two more runs in the sixth inning when Donihoo had an RBI double and later scored on a single by Kiki Milloy.

Pickens started and pitched 2.1 innings. She allowed one run and one hit, while recording four strikeouts.

Ashley Rogers (7-0) earned the win, pitching 4.2 innings. She surrendered one hit and recorded 13 strikeouts.

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