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Kentucky Kernel

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Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky sophomore Parker Herren competes in the womens 100 yard backstroke during the meet against the University of Cincinnati on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, at the Lancaster Aquatic Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK Women’s Swimming and Diving reveal championship banner in home win vs Ohio

Brandon Patrick October 15, 2021

The UK Women’s Swimming and Diving team defeated Ohio 190-102 in a night where the Cats’ 2021 SEC Championship Banner was revealed and the 2020 NCAA Women of the Year Asia Seidt was recognized.The Cats are...

Junior Asia Seidt diving into the pool during the meet against LSU on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at Lancaster Aquatic Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Swim Cats cruise by Louisville in sweep

Madison Dennis January 26, 2019

The Kentucky Wildcats’ and the Louisville Cardinals’ swimming teams took to the pool Saturday afternoon. The UK women’s team swam its way to victory, scoring 175 points. The men’s team scored 157.5,...

Junior Asia Seidt diving into the pool during the meet against LSU on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at Lancaster Aquatic Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Seidt excels in the classroom as well as in the pool

October 30, 2018

Kentucky swimmer Asia Seidt has a near-perfect academic track record, but you might have a hard time believing that if you factor in how many times she’s almost been late to her 5 p.m. statistics class.Seidt’s...

Asia Seidt poses after receiving her gold medal for winning the 100-yard backstroke at the SEC Championships in College Station, Texas on Feb. 17, 2018. Seidt is the first UK swimmer in program history to win the 100-yard backstroke at the SEC Championships. Photo by Russell James.

UK swim & dive takes home seven medals from SEC Championships

February 18, 2018

The UK swim and dive team competed in the SEC Championships in College Station, Texas, the last half week and brought seven medals back with them to Lexington.Six of Kentucky’s medals came on the women’s...

Sophomore Asia Seidt swims the butterfly leg of her 400 yard individual medley during the meet against Eastern Michigan on Saturday, October 14, 2017 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Cats suffer first loss of 2018 swim season to Ohio State

Mohammad Ahmad January 6, 2018

UK's swim team was back in action Friday and Saturday for the first time since November as the Cats faced off against the Toledo Rockets and Ohio State Buckeyes in a tri-meet at the Lancaster Aquatic Center...

Sophomore Asia Seidt swims the butterfly leg of her 400 yard individual medley during the meet against Eastern Michigan on Saturday, October 14, 2017 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

UK men’s and women’s swim victorious over Eastern Michigan

AJ Harris October 14, 2017

On Saturday afternoon, the UK men and women’s swimming & diving teams held their second meet (first for the men’s team) of the season against the Eastern Michigan Eagles at Lancaster Aquatic Center.Kentucky...

Kentucky sophomore Ali Galyer swims the 1000 yard freestyle during the meet against Vanderbilt University on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

UK women’s Swimming & Diving dominates Vanderbilt in home opener

Kaitlyn Summe October 4, 2017

The UK's women's Swimming & Diving team officially opened its 2017-2018 season Tuesday afternoon against SEC opponent Vanderbilt at Lancaster Aquatic Center.This was the first dual meet of the season...

UK senior Ann Davies swims the 200 yard butterfly during the the Sun Shall Shine Blue-White intrasquad swim meet on Friday, September 29, 2017 in Lexington, Kentucky. The White team won 301 to 286. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

UK swimming and diving breaks in new season with exciting scrimmage

Katie Summe September 30, 2017

UK swimming and diving kicked off its 2017-2018 season opener this Friday at the Lancaster Aquatic Center.Hosting their own ‘Sun Shall Shine’ Intrasquad meet, the swimmers were divided into a blue...

Swimming and Diving on Friday, September 30, 2016 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Hunter Mitchell | Staff

Cats excel at SEC S&D championship

Chase Campbell February 19, 2017

The UK Women’s swimming and diving team took Nashville by storm this week, on a five-day tear that started Tuesday. The team matched its best ever finish in the SEC Championship – third place, which...

Swimming and Diving on Friday, September 30, 2016 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Hunter Mitchell | Staff

UK swimming takes 2 of 3 at quad meet

By Chris Leach November 5, 2016

When trying to complete a big task, such as beating a great Southeastern Conference team, you will need some good momentum to get started.In the first day of competition at the UK swim & dive quad...

Swimming and Diving on Friday, September 30, 2016 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Hunter Mitchell | Staff

UK swim and dive men get historic win over Tennessee

Chris Leach October 28, 2016

This week the Chicago Cubs made history for being in the World Series for the first time since 1945. Sort of like the Cubs, the No. 18 UK men’s swim & dive team made history Friday afternoon as they...

Swimming and Diving on Friday, September 30, 2016 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Hunter Mitchell | Staff

Blue-white scrimmage starts another promising season for UK Swim & Dive

Chris Leach September 30, 2016

The energy in the air was electric as fans got to see the UK men and women’s swim & dive team start their season with the annual blue-white scrimmage at the Lancaster Aquatic Center Friday afternoon. The...

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