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No. 24 Carolina dropped an 18-0 game to No. 17 Kentucky on Tuesday.
No. 24 Carolina dropped an 18-0 game to No. 17 Kentucky on Tuesday.
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North Carolina Falls At Kentucky
Release: 03/12/2013
LEXINGTON, Ky. - No. 24 North Carolina fell to No. 17 Kentucky Tuesday 18-0 as the Wildcats set a school record with 18 RBIs and tied their school record with four homers.

Carolina had three get on base, as Haleigh Dickey drew a walk in the first, Amber Parrish reached on a Wildcat error and Kristen Brown reached on a fielder's choice, both in the second.

Kentucky scored 12 runs in the first inning and didn't let up the rest of the game. The Wildcats hit four homeruns, including a grand slam by Christian Stokes in the first and two two-run homers in the second by Griffin Joiner. Katie Henderson pitched the ninth no-hitter in Kentucky's school history.

The Tar Heels split time between four pitchers as Lori Spingola (11-5) took the loss, pitching 1.2 innings and giving up seven runs, six hits and two walks with one strike out. Ashley Bone, Sara Buchholz and Constance Orr also saw time in the circle, with Buchholz and Orr each striking out a Kentucky batter.

The Tar Heels continue their spring break travel in Kentucky as they play next this weekend at the Louisville Classic, which includes Iowa, Eastern Michigan, Wisconsin and host No. 11 Louisville. Follow live stats on for all five games.


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