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One step away
June 8, 2024

No. 9 Texas A&M vs. No. 20 Kentucky

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Photo by Photo by C. Morgan Engel

A handful of starters for Texas A&M were loose pregame.

After a slow start against the No. 20 Kentucky Wildcats (25-12; 3-9 SEC) on Saturday, the No. 9 Texas A&M Aggies were able to rally back (36-9; 9-5 SEC) and win the game after a walk-off double by junior second baseman Kaitlyn Alderink. Final score, 4-3.
Photos by C. Morgan Engel (@cmefotos)

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  • Both the Aggies and Wildcats wore teal today in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

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  • Freshman pitcher Kayla Poynter started the game for the Aggies, but was pulled in the second inning after allowing four hits.

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  • Kentucky third baseman Abbey Cheek celebrates with her teammate after her two-run homer in the second inning.

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  • Junior second baseman Kaitlyn Alderink celebrates with associate head coach Joy Jackson.

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  • There was a big crowd at the Softball Complex on a beautiful Saturday afternoon.

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  • Senior catcher Ashley Walters connects with the ball to hit a two-run homer during the bottom of the third inning.

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  • The Kentucky outfielders huddle up during a break in play.

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  • Junior outfielder Keeli Milligan stays loose in between innings.

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  • Senior pitcher Lexi Smith came into the game during the second inning, and before the game was over she would strike out 10 batters.

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  • Junior third baseman Riley Sartain leaps to catch a wild ball. Sartain would throw the runner out at first to end the fifth inning.

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  • This weekend’s series against Kentucky will be the last played at the Softball Complex before the Aggies move to their new stadium.

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  • The Aggies congratulate each other after ending the inning with no Wildcat runs.

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  • Junior second baseman Kaitlyn Alderink holds her swing on the pitch.

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  • Junior second baseman Kaitlyn Alderink slides into home base to score off a single by senior outfielder Erica Russell in the sixth inning.

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  • Junior second baseman Kaitlyn Alderink celebrates with senior first baseman Tori Vidales after scoring.

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  • Senior first baseman Tori Vidales takes off for first base after a bunt.

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  • Junior outfielder Keeli Milligan and senior outfielder Erica Russell get creative with their rally tactics during the bottom of the seventh inning.

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  • Sophomore outfielder Sarah Hudek runs across home plate to score the winning run off a walk-off double by junior second baseman Kaitlyn Alderink.

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  • The Aggies celebrate with junior second baseman Kaitlyn Alderink after her walk-off double to win the game.

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  • Junior second baseman Kaitlyn Alderink speaks with the media after her walk-off double to beat the Wildcats.

    Photo by Photo by C. Morgan Engel
  • The Aggies celebrate another win over the Wildcats by singing the War Hymn after the game.

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