KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Ashley Rogers threw the 13th perfect game in program history in the Lady Vols 8-0 win over East Carolina.
Rogers was electric throwing five innings with 12 strikeouts. She’s just the seventh pitcher in program history to throw a perfect game.
The offense scored early and often for Rogers. The first run of the game came off of Amanda Ayala’s bat. The super senior punched a single through the right side. A throwing error allowed Kiki Milloy to score.
Ivy Davis added some insurance with a moon shot. Her ninth of the season, carried to the hill by the train tracks.
The Lady Vols walked it off with a Milloy sacrifice fly. UT moved to 31-13 on the season.
TENNESSEE 4, UNC GREENSBORO 2
The electric pitching continued in the second game of the day. Erin Edmoundson threw a complete game with 10 strikeouts in the Lady Vols’ 4-2 win over UNC Greensboro.
The Spartans struck Edmoundson early. Jordan Gontram reached out and blasted a ball that carried over the center-field wall to put UNCG up 2-0.
Zaida Puni flipped the script in the bottom of the first. The sophomore turned on a pitch up and in. The ball sneaked over the left-field wall. Her 11th of the season gave UT a 3-2 advantage.
Tennessee added some insurance in the fourth. Ivy Davis drove Kaitlin Parsons home with a groundout to short.
UT is now 32-13 on the year.
UP NEXT: Tennessee will conclude the Lady Vol Challenge at 1 p.m. against East Carolina.