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May 22, 2021

UK Softball Gets Blasted by Notre Dame; Now One Loss Away from Elimination

Alex Weber 3:30pm May 22, 2021 5/22/21

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The Kentucky Softball team got destroyed by Notre Dame in the second game of the regional and now will have to win three straight to move on. Despite a lopsided loss, Kentucky got off the blocks quick vs. the Fighting Irish. In the bottom of the first, Kayla Kowalik and Tatum Spangler both singled to…

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UK Softball Drops Game 2 in NCAA Regional, Losing to Notre Dame 12-3

Brent Wainscott 2:30pm May 22, 2021 5/22/21

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After escaping defeat in Game 1 yesterday afternoon, the Kentucky Softball Wildcats get embarrassed in Game 2 of the NCAA Regional, losing to Notre Dame 12-3 in five innings. Notre Dame def. Kentucky 12-3 (F/5) and advances into the Lexington Regional final on Sunday. UK will play the Miami/NU winner at appx. 5 p.m. ET…

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RECAP: UK Softball defeats Northwestern 3-2 in first game of regional

Alex Weber 9:00am May 22, 2021 5/22/21

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The no. 14 nationally seeded Kentucky Softball team opened the Lexington regional with a victory over the other Wildcats of Northwestern. Friday’s game started off on the wrong foot as Northwestern was the first to put runs on the board. On the first pitch of the second inning, Northwestern launched a solo home run off…

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May 17, 2021

Triple Play: This is not good

Adam Luckett 1:00pm May 17, 2021 5/17/21

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By all accounts, this was trending to be a nice bounce-back season for Kentucky baseball. After seeing the 2020 year ripped out from under them thanks to COVID-19, the Bat ‘Cats returned plenty of pieces and were optimistic the program could return to the NCAA Tournament. That might just be off the table unless the…

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May 16, 2021

UK Baseball Swept by No. 20 South Carolina, Loses Series Finale 11-6

Alex Weber 5:30pm May 16, 2021 5/16/21

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UK Baseball entered the weekend firmly on the NCAA Tournament bubble and couldn’t get the job done for the third series in a row against a ranked opponent. Kentucky drops the series finale to No. 20 South Carolina 11-6. Kentucky likely needed a series win over one of the ranked teams they played in the…

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UK Track and Field earn multiple gold medals at SEC Track and Field Championships

Zack Geoghegan 3:00pm May 16, 2021 5/16/21

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It seems like there isn’t a sport on Kentucky’s campus right now that isn’t reaching new heights–well except for the obvious… But there is no time for basketball talk when the Kentucky Wildcats Track and Field Team is hauling in multiple gold medals at the 2021 Southeastern Conference Track and Field Championships down in College…

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UK Women’s Golf qualifies for first NCAA Championships since 1992

Ty Schadt 12:00pm May 16, 2021 5/16/21 Comments Disabled

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After nearly three decades, the UK Women’s Golf team is heading back to the NCAA Championship after punching their ticket at the Columbus NCAA Regionals earlier this week. The Wildcats shot 2-over-par 290 in the final round, holding off the competition to earn a fourth-place finish in Columbus. Guess what #BBN … pic.twitter.com/oPEiSb7xcd — Kentucky Women’s…

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May 15, 2021

UK Baseball falls to no. 25 South Carolina 9-0

Alex Weber 5:30pm May 15, 2021 5/15/21

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The Bat Cats continue to shoot themselves in the foot down the stretch of the regular season. Desperately in need of a series victory over a ranked opponent, they fell 9-0 today to the Gamecocks and have already lost the series after also losing yesterday, 12-6. Quite a depressing day at Kentucky Proud Park with…

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May 14, 2021

Listen to Madison Lilley and Gabby Curry on KSR

Drew Franklin 3:48pm May 14, 2021 5/14/21 Comments Disabled

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A couple of national champions sat down with Kentucky Sports Radio today to talk about things like, you know, being national champions. UK Volleyball seniors Madison Lilley and Gabby Curry made a stop by the show for a conversation with Matt Jones before tomorrow’s signing at KSBar and Grille. Among the topics discussed, the graduating…

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May 10, 2021

Triple Play: Time is running out

Adam Luckett 12:30pm May 10, 2021 5/10/21

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Kentucky baseball had a golden opportunity this past weekend hosting No. 8 Florida at Kentucky Proud Park. After winning game one of the series, the Bat ‘Cats held a lead in the ninth inning with a chance to clinch a much-needed series win over a highly ranked foe. Then the wheels came off. The Wildcats…

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July 27, 2021

Kentucky’s Mary Tucker wins silver in Air Rifle Mixed Team

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:45am July 27, 2021 7/27/21

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Another Kentucky Wildcat is bringing home an Olympic medal. Mary Tucker and her Team USA shooting partner Lucas Kozeniesky won silver today in the 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team in Tokyo. Fellow UK star Will Shaner, who won gold in the men’s air rifle on Saturday, placed sixth with his teammate Alison Marie Weisz. Tucker, a…

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July 25, 2021

Former Wildcat Brittany Cervantes Helps Make History at the 2020 Olympics

Brent Wainscott 4:00pm July 25, 2021 7/25/21

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Kentucky softball legend and current director of operations, Brittany Cervantes, still has it. Cervantes blasted a home run in Mexico’s 5-0 victory over Italy. It was Team Mexico’s first-ever softball victory at the Olympics. ?????? Brittany Cervantes hit a home run in Mexico’s 5-0 win over Italy this morning!!#WeAreUK | #Tokyo2020 pic.twitter.com/3ko3tVeLdX — Kentucky Softball…

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July 17, 2021

Kentucky baseball should have deep pitching staff in 2021

Adam Luckett 6:00pm July 17, 2021 7/17/21

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Kentucky baseball has some offensive production to replace, but the pitching staff is coming together. On Wednesday, the program announced that both Daniel Harper and Sean Harney were returning as super seniors for next season. Then on Thursday, starting left-hander Mason Hazelwood also announced a return to Lexington. This could all mean very good things…

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July 6, 2021

Two more Kentucky Track stars going to the Tokyo Olympics

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:30am July 6, 2021 7/6/21 Comments Disabled

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Two more Kentucky Wildcats are going to Tokyo. UK track stars Dwight St. Hillaire and Megan Moss will both represent their home countries at the Summer Olympics July 23 – August 8. St. Hillaire will run the 400m and 4x400m relay for Trinidad and Tobago, while Moss will run in the 4x400m relay for her…

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July 5, 2021

UK Softball freshman and Director of Operations to compete in Olympics

Drew Franklin 4:00pm July 5, 2021 7/5/21 Comments Disabled

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Kentucky Softball signee Alexia Lacatena will be in Tokyo as a member of Italy’s national softball team. Head coach Federico Pizzolini announced the Olympic roster over the weekend. A native of Stanhope, New Jersey, Lacatena is an incoming freshman in Kentucky Softball’s 2021 recruiting class, where Kentucky is ranked ninth and Lacatena is the No.…

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July 3, 2021

Laney Frye qualifies for USGA Women’s Amateur

Ty Schadt 5:00pm July 3, 2021 7/3/21

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UK golfer Laney Frye qualified for the USGA Women’s Amateur after shooting 72 and finishing third at a qualifier in St. Clair, Michigan yesterday afternoon. [email protected] is moving on to the @USGA Women's Amateur as one of five qualifiers from today's tournament in St. Clair, Michigan. Laney finished in third play with an even-par 72.…

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June 27, 2021

Former UK track star Daniel Roberts is heading to the Olympics

Zack Geoghegan 5:30pm June 27, 2021 6/27/21

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The University of Kentucky is going to have more than a few participants at the upcoming summer Olympics. Among that growing group of qualifiers is former Kentucky Track and Field superstar, Daniel Roberts, who earned his spot on the United States Team in the 110-meter hurdle on Saturday after finishing third in the final race,…

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June 25, 2021

Sydney McLaughlin’s run to the Tokyo Olympics begins this evening

Jack Pilgrim 12:00pm June 25, 2021 6/25/21

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Former Kentucky track and field superstar Sydney McLaughlin begins her road to the Tokyo Olympics today. Competing in arguably the strongest track and field event, the 400m Hurdles, the 21-year-old star is set to make her debut in this year’s Olympic Trials in Eugene, Oregon. She’ll start today with a first-round run at 6:35 p.m.…

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June 21, 2021

Kentucky Connections will Represent Team USA in Tokyo Olympics

Nick Roush 10:05am June 21, 2021 6/21/21 Comments Disabled

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U — S — A!  U — S — A!  U — S — A! The Commonwealth of Kentucky will be well represented by the red, white and blue when the 2020 Summer Olympics open in July of 2021 in Tokyo. No, I’ll never get used to them being called the “2020 Summer Olympics” either.…

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June 20, 2021

Former Wildcat Track and Field star Javianne Oliver set to take on Tokyo

Abbigale Harrison 5:00pm June 20, 2021 6/20/21 Comments Disabled

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Former Wildcat Track and Field star Javianne Oliver has earned her place on the U.S. Track and Field team for Tokyo 2020. Oliver, a member of Kentucky Track and Field from 2015-17, competed in the Olympic Trials this weekend in Eugene, Oregon. After an early lead in the 100-meter dash event, Oliver retained a second-place…

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