After much anticipation, junior forward Alex Poythress announced on his Twitter account his decision to return to UK for his senior year.
No. 13 UK softball relied on the pitching of junior right-hander Kelsey Nunley in the doubleheader on Saturday.
It was the first SEC-series sweep for the Cats since they beat Alabama in May 2012.
UK starter Kelsey Nunley gave up five of her six total runs in the first inning against South Carolina as the Cats lost 6-4 to the Gamecocks in the series opener on Friday.
With the chance to win the series over Tennessee, UK’s pitching staff delivered a gem for the second straight night.
UK’s pitching staff was dominant for 8.2 innings on Tuesday night against Western Kentucky, but the last out proved hard to come by.