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Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky Wildcats third baseman Ethan Hindle rounds third base during the Kentucky vs. Eastern Kentucky baseball game on Tuesday, Mar. 5, 2024, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 10-0. Photo by Isaiah Pinto | Staff

No. 2 Kentucky baseball decimated 11-0 by LSU in SEC Tournament

Jonathon Bruner, Baseball Beat Leader May 23, 2024

No. 2 Kentucky baseball (39-13, 22-9 SEC) was decimated by LSU (37-20, 14-17 SEC) in its first game of the SEC Tournament by a score of 11-0 in run rule fashion.  The Wildcats simply had no answers...

Kentucky outfielder Ryan Waldschmidt celebrates at second during the Kentucky vs Lipscomb baseball game on Friday, Mar. 1, 2024, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky, Kentucky won 7-4. Photo by Sydney Yonker | Staff

PREVIEW: Kentucky baseball prepares for SEC Tournament against LSU

Jonathon Bruner, Baseball Beat Leader May 22, 2024

It is officially postseason time for Kentucky baseball and its first stop will be in Hoover, Alabama, for the SEC Tournament where the Bat Cats will be the No. 3 seed. The top four seeds in the...

Kentucky pitcher Dominic Niman pitches during the Kentucky vs Tennessee baseball game on Saturday, April 20, 2024 at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky lost 9-4. Photo by Sydney Yonker | Staff

Kentucky baseball enters postseason at No. 2 in D1Baseball Top 25

Jonathon Bruner, Baseball Beat Leader May 22, 2024

Kentucky baseball (39-12 22-8 SEC) remained at No. 2 in the final D1Baseball Top 25 rankings of the regular season on Monday. The Wildcats maintained their position in the rankings after taking two...

Freshman Eli Stephenson warms up at the Hillary J. Boone Tennis Facility on Friday, May 3, 2024, in Lexington, Kentucky.

Key takeaways for Kentucky men’s tennis following NCAA Tournament defeat

Sara Gibson and Kai McClelland May 22, 2024

No. 5 Kentucky men’s tennis traveled to Stillwater, Oklahoma, where it suffered a 5-0 loss to No. 4 TCU, ending its season in the NCAA Tournament quarterfinals.  After Kentucky dropped the doubles...

A Kentucky player slides into home during the No. 21 Kentucky vs. No. 3 LSU softball match on Friday, March 8, 2024, at John Cropp Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky lost 6-2. Photo by Samuel Colmar | Staff

Kentucky softball falls short in Stillwater Regional, ends 2024 season

Alexandra Gooch, Softball Beat Reporter May 22, 2024

Kentucky softball suffered consecutive losses in the 2024 Stillwater Regional in the NCAA Tournament, ending its 2024 season. The Kentucky Wildcats softball team began their 2024 NCAA regional journey...

Kentucky first baseman Ryan Nicholson during the Kentucky vs Tennessee baseball game on Saturday, April 20, 2024 at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky lost 9-4. Photo by Sydney Yonker | Staff

Kentucky baseball loses game three, shares SEC title with Tennessee

Jonathon Bruner, Baseball Beat Leader May 22, 2024

Missed opportunities on offense and shaky pitching cost No. 2 Kentucky baseball (39-12 22-8 SEC) in game three against Vanderbilt (35-20 13-17 SEC) by a score of 12-4.  “Our inability to finish...

Kentucky baseball players celebrate during the Kentucky vs Louisville baseball game on Tuesday, April 16, 2024, at Jim Patterson Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky. Kentucky won 17-13. Photo by Isaiah Pinto | Staff

SEC CHAMPIONS: Kentucky baseball earns share of first regular season title since 2006

Jonathon Bruner, Baseball Beat Leader May 22, 2024

No. 2 Kentucky baseball (39-11 22-7 SEC) defeated Vanderbilt (34-20 12-17 SEC) in mercy rule fashion by a score of 17-7 to clinch the 2024 regular season SEC Championship. The championship was the Wildcats'...

Kentucky women’s Basketball head coach Kenny Brooks during the Kentucky Blue-White Spring football game on Saturday, April 13, 2024, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Sydney Yonker | Staff

Kentucky women’s basketball announces SEC opponents for the 2024-25 season

Jenna Lifshen, Women's Basketball Beat Reporter May 18, 2024

Kentucky women’s basketball revealed its SEC opponents for the upcoming season on Tuesday. First-year head coach Kenny Brooks will lead the Wildcats in 16 regular-season games, facing each conference...

Kentucky infielder Ryan Nicholson swings during the Kentucky vs Louisville baseball game on Tuesday, April 16, 2024, at Jim Patterson Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky. Kentucky won 17-13. Photo by Isaiah Pinto | Staff

No. 2 Kentucky baseball takes game one over Vanderbilt in final SEC series

Jonathon Bruner, Baseball Beat Leader May 18, 2024

No. 2 Kentucky baseball (38-11 21-7 SEC) showcased its offensive versatility in a 10-5 game one defeat over Vanderbilt (34-19 12-16 SEC).  The win marked the Bat Cats' 21st conference win, which...

Kentucky infielder Ryan Nicholson prepares to hit during the Kentucky vs Auburn baseball game on Saturday, April 13, 2024, at Plainsman Park in Auburn, Alabama. Kentucky won 13-8. Photo provided by Auburn Athletics

PREVIEW: Kentucky baseball hosts Vanderbilt with SEC Championship at stake

Jonathon Bruner, Baseball Beat Leader May 18, 2024

The final weekend of the regular season has arrived and No. 2 Kentucky baseball is set to host the Vanderbilt Commodores. The home Wildcats enter the series 20-7, which is first in the SEC East....

Kentucky Wildcats pitcher Mason Moore (20) pitches the ball during the No. 18 Kentucky vs. No. 25 Missouri baseball game on Sunday, April 2, 2023, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 3-1. Photo by Travis Fannon | Staff

Kentucky pitcher Mason Moore thrives in series-clincher against Florida

Jonathon Bruner, Baseball Beat Leader May 18, 2024

While he may not have earned a decision in the game, Mason Moore delivered when Kentucky baseball needed him in game three against the Florida Gators on Sunday. After the Wildcats dropped game two,...

Sophomore Jaden Weekes warms up at the Hillary J. Boone Tennis Facility on Friday, May 3, 2024, in Lexington, Kentucky.

Kentucky men’s tennis prepares for critical Elite Eight matchup in NCAA Tournament

Sara Gibson, Tennis Beat Leader May 16, 2024

No. 5 Kentucky men’s tennis earned its spot in the Elite Eight of the NCAA National Tournament after defeating No. 12 Harvard 4-2 in Lexington over the weekend.   With its ticket punched for Stillwater,...

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