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July 26, 2021

Brittany Cervantes, Mexico Advance To Bronze Medal Game

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:30am July 26, 2021 7/26/21

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Former UK Softball star Brittany Cervantes did it again. After hitting a home run to lead Mexico to its first-ever softball win yesterday vs. Italy, Cervantes went 2-2 with two singles and a run scored to push her country past Australia 4-1 to the medal rounds this morning. Mexico will now play Canada in the…

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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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June 25, 2021

UK Softball rising star, Erin Coffel, named to Team USA U-18 National Team Roster

Zack Geoghegan 9:00pm June 25, 2021 6/25/21

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Following an incredible debut season, Erin Coffel will look to make her mark on the national stage this summer. Coffel, a rising sophomore shortstop for Kentucky Softball, has made the Team USA U-18 National Team Roster, according to UK Athletics. USA Softball made the announcement on Friday afternoon. Coffel is one of 18 players to…

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June 2, 2021

UK Softball’s Kayla Kowalik Named 2021 First-Team NFCA All-America

Jack Pilgrim 6:30pm June 2, 2021 6/2/21

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Kentucky Softball star catcher Kayla Kowalik was voted a National Fastpitch Coaches’ Association First Team All-American, the organization announced Wednesday afternoon. Kowalik becomes just the fifth Wildcat to earn All-America honors in program history, joining Molly Belcher (2009), Kelsey Nunley (2016), Katie Reed (2017) and Abbey Cheek (2019). Kowalik joins Nunley and Cheek as the only…

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May 29, 2021

Bats stall for ‘Cats and fall short of WCWS

Eric Decker 5:30pm May 29, 2021 5/29/21

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The best hitting team in the SEC just couldn’t get one when they needed it the most on Saturday. “I was proud of their approach, immediately we start to put people on base we just couldn’t really advance them like we wanted to or if we did advance them we couldn’t come up with the…

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Kentucky softball falls to Alabama in elimination game, run to WCWS comes up short

Jack Pilgrim 4:30pm May 29, 2021 5/29/21

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Kentucky softball’s run to the Women’s College World Series has come to an end, falling to Alabama in Saturday’s elimination game by a final score of 4-1. The Wildcats were forced to start from behind following a two-run first inning for the Crimson Tide, a deficit that was only briefly cut to one following a…

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May 28, 2021

RECAP: UK Softball narrowly loses opening game of Super Regional

Alex Weber 10:15pm May 28, 2021 5/28/21 Comments Disabled

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This game was as close as it could be. Kentucky battled back after going down 4-2 to come within one run in the final inning. With the bases loaded, two outs and the count at 3-2…the ‘Cats struck out to come up just short in the opening game. Here’s how it went down. Facing one…

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UK Softball drops Game 1 in Tuscaloosa

Drew Franklin 3:41pm May 28, 2021 5/28/21

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Kentucky Softball had bases loaded in the top of the seventh inning with two outs and a full count, down one run to Alabama. But Crimson Tide pitcher Montana Fouts put one down the middle and UK’s Tatum Spangler left it on the umpire for the called third strike, thus ending Game 1, 4-3. The…

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May 27, 2021

UK Softball Coach Rachel Lawson previews Super Regional against No. 3 Alabama

Alex Weber 5:00pm May 27, 2021 5/27/21

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After winning the Lexington Regional, the 14th seeded UK Softball team will head to Tuscaloosa to take on No. 3 seed Alabama for a chance at the College World Series. Kentucky has only made the World Series one time, back in 2014, when they were also a 14-seed that defeated a 3rd seeded UCLA team.…

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May 23, 2021

RECAP: UK Softball sweeps Notre Dame on Sunday to advance to Super Regionals

Pranavdeep Singh 10:30pm May 23, 2021 5/23/21

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After a 12-3 blowout against Notre Dame yesterday, the Wildcats come out roaring today, winning both games against the Fighting Irish to advance to their 8th Super Regional in the program’s history. When asked how the team’s character helped them bounce back against Notre Dame, coach Rachel Lawson mentioned that “One of the reasons we’re…

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July 26, 2021

Brittany Cervantes, Mexico Advance To Bronze Medal Game

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:30am July 26, 2021 7/26/21

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Former UK Softball star Brittany Cervantes did it again. After hitting a home run to lead Mexico to its first-ever softball win yesterday vs. Italy, Cervantes went 2-2 with two singles and a run scored to push her country past Australia 4-1 to the medal rounds this morning. Mexico will now play Canada in the…

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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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June 25, 2021

UK Softball rising star, Erin Coffel, named to Team USA U-18 National Team Roster

Zack Geoghegan 9:00pm June 25, 2021 6/25/21

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Following an incredible debut season, Erin Coffel will look to make her mark on the national stage this summer. Coffel, a rising sophomore shortstop for Kentucky Softball, has made the Team USA U-18 National Team Roster, according to UK Athletics. USA Softball made the announcement on Friday afternoon. Coffel is one of 18 players to…

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June 2, 2021

UK Softball’s Kayla Kowalik Named 2021 First-Team NFCA All-America

Jack Pilgrim 6:30pm June 2, 2021 6/2/21

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Kentucky Softball star catcher Kayla Kowalik was voted a National Fastpitch Coaches’ Association First Team All-American, the organization announced Wednesday afternoon. Kowalik becomes just the fifth Wildcat to earn All-America honors in program history, joining Molly Belcher (2009), Kelsey Nunley (2016), Katie Reed (2017) and Abbey Cheek (2019). Kowalik joins Nunley and Cheek as the only…

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May 29, 2021

Bats stall for ‘Cats and fall short of WCWS

Eric Decker 5:30pm May 29, 2021 5/29/21

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The best hitting team in the SEC just couldn’t get one when they needed it the most on Saturday. “I was proud of their approach, immediately we start to put people on base we just couldn’t really advance them like we wanted to or if we did advance them we couldn’t come up with the…

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Kentucky softball falls to Alabama in elimination game, run to WCWS comes up short

Jack Pilgrim 4:30pm May 29, 2021 5/29/21

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Kentucky softball’s run to the Women’s College World Series has come to an end, falling to Alabama in Saturday’s elimination game by a final score of 4-1. The Wildcats were forced to start from behind following a two-run first inning for the Crimson Tide, a deficit that was only briefly cut to one following a…

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May 28, 2021

RECAP: UK Softball narrowly loses opening game of Super Regional

Alex Weber 10:15pm May 28, 2021 5/28/21 Comments Disabled

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This game was as close as it could be. Kentucky battled back after going down 4-2 to come within one run in the final inning. With the bases loaded, two outs and the count at 3-2…the ‘Cats struck out to come up just short in the opening game. Here’s how it went down. Facing one…

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UK Softball drops Game 1 in Tuscaloosa

Drew Franklin 3:41pm May 28, 2021 5/28/21

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Kentucky Softball had bases loaded in the top of the seventh inning with two outs and a full count, down one run to Alabama. But Crimson Tide pitcher Montana Fouts put one down the middle and UK’s Tatum Spangler left it on the umpire for the called third strike, thus ending Game 1, 4-3. The…

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May 27, 2021

UK Softball Coach Rachel Lawson previews Super Regional against No. 3 Alabama

Alex Weber 5:00pm May 27, 2021 5/27/21

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After winning the Lexington Regional, the 14th seeded UK Softball team will head to Tuscaloosa to take on No. 3 seed Alabama for a chance at the College World Series. Kentucky has only made the World Series one time, back in 2014, when they were also a 14-seed that defeated a 3rd seeded UCLA team.…

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May 23, 2021

RECAP: UK Softball sweeps Notre Dame on Sunday to advance to Super Regionals

Pranavdeep Singh 10:30pm May 23, 2021 5/23/21

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After a 12-3 blowout against Notre Dame yesterday, the Wildcats come out roaring today, winning both games against the Fighting Irish to advance to their 8th Super Regional in the program’s history. When asked how the team’s character helped them bounce back against Notre Dame, coach Rachel Lawson mentioned that “One of the reasons we’re…

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