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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...

Wildcats receive seventh straight NCAA at-large bid; WKU, Louisville also in the field

Kentucky made the NCAA Softball Championship field as an at-large entry for the seventh year in a row and will play in the South Bend Regional as the No. 2 seed (UK Athletics Photo)   For the seventh consecutive season the Kentucky softball team has received an at-large bid into the NCAA Tournament with the selection committee placing the Wildcats as the No. 2 seed in the NCAA South Bend Regional.   The...

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...

WKU hurler Kramer earns NFCA National Pitcher of Week honors after no-hitter

Western Kentucky University senior Miranda Kramer was named the NFCA National Pitcher of the Week after tossing a 19-strikeout no-hitter at Troy to go along with 38 total strikeouts on the weekend, the organization announced.   Kramer, who allowed just four hits the entire opening weekend at the Chick-Fil-A Invite, also received Conference USA Co-Pitcher of the Week accolades for her record-setting...