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March 6, 2021

UK Softball cancels game due to weather in Florida

Drew Franklin 5:00pm March 6, 2021 3/6/21

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UK Softball will have to wait another day to play for its 18th victory of the current undefeated season. Originally set for a 5:30 p.m. first pitch with Coastal Carolina down in Boca Raton, that game has now been canceled due to weather moving into the area. ?? SCHEDULE UPDATE ?? Today's game with Coastal…

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January 28, 2021

No. 13 Kentucky Softball ranked fifth in SEC preseason coaches poll

Zack Geoghegan 9:30pm January 28, 2021 1/28/21 Comments Disabled

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The Southeastern Conference is loaded with elite softball talent and Kentucky is right up there among the best. According to a press release sent out earlier on Thursday by the SEC, the No. 13 Wildcats Softball Team has been ranked fifth in the annual preseason coaches poll, pulling in 97 votes. Kentucky is one of…

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May 5, 2020

UK’s baseball, softball, and soccer complex renamed Barnhart Family Athletics Complex

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:30pm May 5, 2020 5/5/20

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The part of UK’s campus that includes the baseball, soccer, and softball stadiums will now be known as the Barnhart Family Athletics Complex thanks to some of the university’s biggest supporters. As part of their latest gift, longtime UK Athletics donors Vickie and Wendell Bell requested that the complex on Alumni Drive be named in…

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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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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 25, 2019

UPDATE: Kentucky softball’s Super Regional game against Washington has NOT been postponed

Jack Pilgrim 10:15pm May 25, 2019 5/25/19 Comments Disabled

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After the official NCAA Softball Twitter account announced that Kentucky’s Super Regional matchup against Washington had been postponed until tomorrow, UK Softball says the game will still be played tonight as scheduled. ??Tonight’s game WILL BE PLAYED at 11:05pm ET on ESPN2.?? The reports that the game has been postponed to a DH tomorrow are…

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May 24, 2019

Today on KSR: Kentucky softball competes in the Super Regional

Jack Pilgrim 9:00am May 24, 2019 5/24/19

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Good morning, BBN! Happy Friday to each and every one of you! Let’s take a look at what’s going on in the world of UK Athletics. Kentucky softball takes on Washington in the NCAA Super Regional The UK softball team is just two victories away from earning a spot in the NCAA College World Series,…

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May 17, 2019

Reminder: UK Softball starts NCAA Softball Tournament run today

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00am May 17, 2019 5/17/19 Comments Disabled

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Got plans this afternoon? Cancel them. The UK Softball team starts its run to the Women’s College World Series at 2:30 p.m. when they host Toledo at John Cropp Stadium. At noon, Virginia Tech plays Illinois. The winners of each game will square off Saturday at noon. To advance to the NCAA Super Regionals, UK must…

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May 10, 2019

UK Softball Opens the SEC Tournament with a Win

Nick Roush 1:10pm May 10, 2019 5/10/19 Comments Disabled

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The UK softball team started the SEC Tournament on the right foot. Playing a day later than expected thanks to inclement weather, the Wildcats rained all over Ole Miss’ parade in the SEC Tournament quarterfinals. The Cats clobbered the Rebels 8-0 to win in only five innings. Rachel Lawson’s squad made their money in the…

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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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