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August 15, 2019

Abbey Cheek wins NPF Rookie of the Year, Batting Title

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00am August 15, 2019 8/15/19

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Abbey Cheek’s pro career is off to a fast start. Last night, the former Kentucky slugger was named the 2019 National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) Rookie of the Year at the league’s awards ceremony in Rosemont, Illinois. She also took home the batting title after leading the league with a .378 average, which helped the Chicago…

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June 6, 2019

Abbey Cheek Wins National Player of the Year Award

Brent Wainscott 2:30pm June 6, 2019 6/6/19

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The awards for UK softball’s Abbey Cheek keep piling up. Today the senior third baseman won 2019 Schutt Sports/NFCA Division I National Softball Player of the Year. Cheek is the first ever Kentucky Wildcat to take home this award. Last week Cheek was named a unanimous All-American by The NFCA (National Fastpitch Coaches’ Association), the first Wildcat…

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May 30, 2019

Former Kentucky softball star Abbey Cheek signs professional contract

Jack Pilgrim 7:00pm May 30, 2019 5/30/19

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The Kentucky softball team’s season ended with disappointment, but star third baseman Abbey Cheek now has reason to be pretty darn excited for the future. Back in April, Cheek was selected No. 14 overall by the Chicago Bandits in the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) Draft. And today, she officially signed her one-year contract with the team.…

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May 8, 2019

Abbey Cheek is a Top 10 Finalist for National Player of the Year

Brent Wainscott 7:30pm May 8, 2019 5/8/19 Comments Disabled

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The well-deserved recognition for UK Softball’s Abbey Cheek keeps piling up. After being the first Wildcat ever named SEC player of the year on Tuesday, it was announced earlier today that Abbey Cheek has made the top 10 list for National player of the year by USA softball. The senior third baseman leads the SEC…

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April 21, 2019

Get Ready for Avengers: Endgame with Kentucky’s Avengers

Brent Wainscott 4:00pm April 21, 2019 4/21/19

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To my KSR Avengers fans out there: we’ve finally made it to Avengers week. Just a little over a year ago, Thanos snapped his fingers to wipe out half of all living things across the universe. This week, we’ll get to see our favorite heroes attempt to defeat Thanos in Avengers Endgame. Because it’s finally…

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