Nothing across the board for Notre Dame in the first inning, Erin Coffel reaches base on a fielder’s choice with a SAC bunt, Tatum Spangler advances to third, Kayla Kowalik scores to get the Cats on the board, Erin Coffel steals second and Tatum Spangler steals home to score another run, Mallory Peyton singles through the right, Erin Coffel scores for the Cats to lead 3-0 after one.
Notre Dame is on the board as Ryan hits a home run, Grimm and Genz score makes it 3-3, Marino doubles down the left. Clark and Sweet scored for the Fighting Irish to take the lead, nothing across the board for the Cats, Notre Dame leads 5-3 after two.
Notre Dame is at it again as Purcell doubles to right center, Eck scores, Sweet doubles to center field, Grimm and Purcell score, nothing once again for Kentucky and the Fighting Irish lead 9-3 after three.
Notre Dame’s Johnson advances to second on a wild pitch, then to third on an error, Purell to third on the wild pitch, she scores on a throwing error, Ryan scores on a wild pitch, Sweet doubles to left field, Johnson scores.
Final/5 Notre Dame 12. Kentucky 3
Notre Dame advances the Lexington regional final.Kentucky will play the winner of Miami/Northwestern tonight at approximately 5 p.m. in the elimination game on ESPN3.