UT Martin wins 2012 OVC Softball Championship

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UT MARTIN 6, TENNESSEE TECH 2
MARTIN, Tenn. – UT Martin defeated Tennessee Tech, 6-2, to win the 2012 OVC Softball Championship title and the league’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. It marks the Skyhawks second OVC Tournament crown. 

Seven different UT Martin players recorded a hit in the win. Jenny Bain and Kayla Wade each drove in a team-high two runs for the Skyhawks. 

Chelsea jones earned the win striking out nine batters in 7.0 innings of work.

Melody Christian and Chanelle Spalding scored the Golden Eagles runs. Taylor Ketchum was tagged with the loss as she worked 4.1 innings. 

ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM
Diane Gallagher, Eastern Kentucky
Melise Brown, Eastern Illinois
Abbey Stepp, Jacksonville State
Mandi Kellerman, Murray State
Shelby Kosmecki, Murray State
Holly Thomas, Tennessee Tech
Kendall Hooper, Tennessee Tech
Brooke Basten, Tennessee Tech
Jenny Bain, UT Martin
Kayla Wade, UT Martin
Becca Williams, UT Martin
Chelsea Jones, UT Martin (MVP)

COURTESY: OVC Media Relations

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