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Kentucky Kernel

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Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky pitcher Izzy Harrison (42) pitches during the UK vs. Oklahoma softball game on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at John Cropp Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. Oklahoma won 9-1. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

No. 11 Kentucky drops senior day game against Mississippi State, losing 6-2

Ian Alvano May 1, 2022

UK was unable to fight back from an early deficit to take the series versus Mississippi State on Saturday, losing 6-2 on senior day.No. 11 Kentucky falls to .500 in conference play with a 32-15 (10-10...

Kentucky pitcher Miranda Stoddard (1) pitches during the UK vs. Oklahoma softball game on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at John Cropp Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. Oklahoma won 9-1. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Kentucky unable to win offensive battle against Missouri, loses 8-7

Ian Alvano April 25, 2022

After 15 runs and 17 hits in an offensive affair, Missouri defeated No. 9 Kentucky 8-7. With the win, the Tigers took the series before the finale on Monday afternoon.  Kentucky now moves to 30-13 (9-8...

Kentucky pitcher Kennedy Sullivan (8) pitches during the UK vs. Oklahoma softball game on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at John Cropp Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. Oklahoma won 9-1. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Bats wake up late as Kentucky rallies past EKU 10-7

Aaron Benjamin April 21, 2022

Kentucky won its matchup with Eastern Kentucky 10-7 on Wednesday night in comeback fashion, as the Wildcats claimed the in-state matchup. The game was held at Gertrude Hood Field in Richmond, Kentucky...

Kentucky infielder Taylor Ebbs (3) dives for a foul ball during the UK vs. Oklahoma softball game on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at John Cropp Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. Oklahoma won 9-1. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Kentucky edged out in 2-1 defeat at Arkansas

Conlan O'Donoghue April 16, 2022

The No. 8 Kentucky Wildcats were unable to knock off the No. 6 Arkansas in a close finish on Friday evening that ultimately led to a 2-1 win in favor of the Razorbacks. The Wildcats now have an overall...

Kentucky Wildcat freshman Stephanie Schoonover (23) pitches during the UK vs. Morehead State game on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at Cropp Softball Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 13-1. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Schoonover tosses no-hitter as Cats blank Louisville 9-0

Ian Alvano April 13, 2022

The Wildcats improved to 28-9 (8-4 Southeastern Conference) on the year with their dominant 9-0 victory over the Cardinals in Louisville on Tuesday.   No. 12 Kentucky has been playing well as of late,...

No. 8 Kentucky sweeps No. 20 LSU in comeback fashion

Aaron Benjamin April 4, 2022

No. 8 Kentucky claimed a 5-3 win on Sunday afternoon, sweeping the three-game series against No. 20 LSU in Baton Rouge.  The Cats took up their bats first with senior Kayla Kowalik, who led both the...

Kentucky Wildcat junior Tatum Spangler (5) pitches during the University of Kentucky vs. University of Georgia softball game on Monday, April 12, 2021, at John Cropp Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. UK lost 5-2. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Cats complete comeback after massive sixth inning rally, defeat LSU 5-3

Ian Alvano April 2, 2022

No. 8 Kentucky bounced back after its midweek loss, this time defeating LSU 5-3 in Baton Rouge on Friday night. UK moves to 23-8 (4-3) after the win over the No. 20 Tigers, bumping itself to 22-13 (3-4)...

Kentucky infielder Alexia Lacatena (35) makes a throw to first base during the UK vs. Oklahoma softball game on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at John Cropp Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. Oklahoma won 9-1. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Are alarm bells beginning to sound for UK softball?

Cole Parke March 31, 2022

Kentucky softball currently checks in at No. 8 in the USA Today softball top 25, but looking at its recent stretch, is it time to start sounding the alarm?The team made headlines over the weekend for its...

Kentucky infielder Alexia Lacatena (35) makes a throw to first base during the UK vs. Oklahoma softball game on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at John Cropp Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. Oklahoma won 9-1. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

No. 8 Kentucky blanked 3-0 at home by Ohio State

Ian Alvano March 30, 2022

Lexie Handley was the star of the show for Ohio State after her strong performance led the Buckeyes to a 3-0 victory over Kentucky on Tuesday night in Lexington.  The Wildcats were unable to get a run...

Kentucky Wildcat junior Tatum Spangler (5) pitches during the University of Kentucky vs. University of Georgia softball game on Monday, April 12, 2021, at John Cropp Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. UK lost 5-2. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Renee Abernathy leads UK past Auburn 11-3

Ian Alvano March 26, 2022

In a windy afternoon at John Cropp Stadium, No. 8 Kentucky was victorious against the Auburn Tigers, winning 11-3. No. 18 Auburn came into the game sitting alone atop the SEC standings, but the loss...

Kentucky catcher Kayla Kowalik (99) looks towards the dugout during the UK vs. Oklahoma softball game on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at John Cropp Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. Oklahoma won 9-1. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

No. 8 Kentucky routed 9-1 at home by No. 1 Oklahoma

Cole Parke March 22, 2022

No. 8 Kentucky (20-6) was defeated 9-1 inside John Cropp Stadium by No. 1 Oklahoma (26-0) on Tuesday, suffering its first non-invitational home loss of the season.The loss was given to junior pitcher Miranda...

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