Kansas falls to No. 7 Tennessee
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Kansas (2-9) could not weather the storm against No. 7 Tennessee (9-3) at Sherri Parker Lee Stadium, falling to the Lady Volunteers, 9-0.
In a game that experienced a one-hour weather delay in the fourth inning, the Jayhawks could not gain momentum before or after the break.
Kansas faced Tennessee’s Ashley Rogers, who tallied a complete-game one hitter against the Jayhawks, and started the game with four no-hit innings.
The Lady Volunteers jumped out to an early four-run lead in the first and added two more runs in the third.
Brynn Minor received the start and relinquished the first six Tennessee runs. Minor was replaced by Mandy Roberts, who tallied one inning pitched and three earned runs, before Tarin Travieso made her first pitching appearance of the season. Travieso tossed the last two outs and recorded a strikeout.
After gaining their first base runner of the night on a walk by Sydnee Ramsey, the weather let loose and the game was delayed.
Out of the break, KU was unable to move the runner and again remained without an offensive threat.
With two outs in the top of the fifth inning, KU had yet to record a hit. Miranda Rodriguez approached the plate and tallied an infield single up the middle, breaking up the no-hitter.
- Tarin Travieso made her first appearance in the circle for the Jayhawks in 2019, pitching 0.2 innings and facing three batters. Travieso recorded her first strikeout of the season in the fourth.
- Kansas turned its sixth double play of the season.
Kansas plays two games on the second day of the Tennessee Classic against Louisville (8:30 a.m. (CT)) and Bradley (4 p.m. (CT)) at Sherri Parker Lee Stadium
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