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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Outfielder Ryan Johnson celebrates his homerun in the bottom of the ninth during the game against WKU on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky won the game 4-3. Photo by Hunter Mitchell.

UK baseball’s offense continues to shine in Houston

Charlee Schaefer March 2, 2018

The No. 7 UK baseball team played in its first game of the Shriners Hospital for Children College Classic on Friday at Minute Maid Park and came out with a 14-2 victory over the Houston Cougars. The win...

University of Kentucky player Kole Cottam gets a hit during the 2018 baseball season home opener against Xavier University on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Cats sweep Grizzlies with big offensive showing

Charlee Schaefer February 25, 2018

On Sunday afternoon, the No. 8 UK baseball team finished off its first series sweep of the season, defeating Oakland 15-6. After completing the sweep against the Golden Grizzlies, UK is now 7-1 on the...

Sean Hjelle delivers a pitch in Kentucky baseballs season opener at Wofford in Spartanburg, S.C. on Feb. 16, 2018. Hjelle pitched for six innings and gave up two hits. Photo by Wofford Athletics.

Cats trump Terriers in baseball season opener

Charlee Schaefer February 16, 2018

No. 8 UK Baseball started its season off with a win against the Wofford College Terriers on Friday evening by a final score of 6-1.Wofford’s pitching struggled against Kentucky’s offense, which had...

Kentucky Wildcats head coach Nick Mingione jogs off the field during the ninth inning of the second game of 2017 NCAA Division I Mens Baseball Super Regional at Jim Patterson Stadium on Saturday, June 10, 2017 in Louisville, KY. Photo by Addison Coffey | Staff.

Mingione sparks excitement for 2018 baseball season

Charlee Schaefer February 8, 2018

Preseason-ranked No. 8 Kentucky baseball held its 2018 Media Day on Thursday afternoon at Kroger Field, and head coach Nick Mingione talked about the season to come and what fans can expect out of this...

Luke Becker makes a plate appearance for the Willmar Stingers in the Northwoods League in the 2017 season. Becker is one of UKs top returners after being one of the best hitters in the 2017 season.

UK baseball players gain experience in collegiate baseball summer leagues

Charlee Schaefer August 7, 2017

After a historical 2017 season for UK baseball, the Cats are left with some big holes to fill.UK lost 11 total players from last year’s team, seven players to the draft and four to graduation. Many young...

Kentucky Wildcats catcher Kole Cottam is greeted by teammates after scoring a run in the sixth inning of the region championship game of the Lexington Regional at Cliff Hagan Stadium on Sunday, June 4, 2017 in Lexington, KY. Photo by Addison Coffey | Staff.

Cats force Monday night championship game

Charlee Schaefer June 5, 2017

With the season on the line, No. 1 regionally seeded UK baseball recorded two wins on Sunday versus No. 2 Indiana and No. 3 North Carolina State.The Cats will now face NC State in the regional championship...

Head Coach Nick Mingione talks to his team during a WKU mound meeting during a game against the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Carter Gossett | Staff

Heartbreak in Hoover; Cats shutout by LSU

Charlee Schaefer May 26, 2017

No. 3 seeded UK baseball faced a devastating loss on Thursday, as they were shutout by No. 2 seeded LSU by a final score of 10-0. The game was a highly anticipated battle of the aces, between co-First-Team...

Tyler Marshall (3) celebrates a run with catcher Troy Squires (16) during the game against the Louisville Cardinals on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky defeated Louisville 11-7.

Cats crush Volunteers in series opener

Charlee Schaefer May 13, 2017

After a tough series loss this past weekend to the Georgia Bulldogs, No. 8 UK baseball took game one of its series against the Tennessee Volunteers on Friday evening, with a final score of 15-5. The Cats...

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