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Hilltopper ace Kramer named first-team All-American by Fastpitch Coaches Association

Conference USA Softball Newcomer and Pitcher of the Year Miranda Kramer has been named a 2015 first team NFCA Division I All-American, the National Fastpitch Coaches Association announced Thursday.   She is the fourth first-team selection in Conference USA history and 30th overall in the league’s history.   Miranda Kramer guided WKU to the C-USA regular-season and championship crowns...

Western Kentucky ace Kramer garners C-USA awards as league's best pitcher, newcomer

Western Kentucky lefty Miranda Kramer was named the top pitcher and newcomer by Conference USA (WKU Athletics Photo)   Western Kentucky claimed three of the five specialty awards Wednesday aas Conference USA has announced its C-USA Softball all-conference teams and specialty winners for the 2015 season.   WKU’s standout starting pitcher, Miranda Kramer, earned C-USA Pitcher of the Year...

Sports Notes: Western Kentucky softball star Kramer has monster week, but modest record

Western Kentucky pitcher Miranda Kramer pitched a no-hitter against Charlotte last week and nearly had another against No. 17 Kentucky (WKU Athletics Photo/Megan Stearman)   Western Kentucky University senior pitcher Miranda Kramer had quite a week last week even though she only had a 2-2 record to show for it.   Kramer is 20-7 and the only active NCAA Division I pitcher with over 1,000 career...

Record book gets a rewrite as Wildcats, Nunley best Western in extra innings

Kelsey Nunley shut out Western 1-0 Wednesday for her school-record 69th career victory (UK Athletics Photo / Britney Howard)   University of Kentucky junior pitcher Kelsey Nunley tossed nine scoreless innings in the circle to become the school’s all-time leader in wins, while the Wildcats rallied for an unearned run in the bottom of the ninth inning, giving Kentucky a 1-0 extra-inning victory...