The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Underdog Bulldogs dominate UK softball

Chase Campbell May 6, 2017

On Friday, No. 16 UK softball took the field in their final regular season series before heading off to all but confirmed postseason play. The only obstacle in the way of the Cats: the unranked, 35-18...

The Kentucky Wildcats softball team takes the line for the National Anthem prior to the game against the Florida Gators at John Cropp Stadium on Saturday, April 15, 2017 in Lexington, KY. 

Breanne Ray and Co. dominates to take series from No. 4 Texas A&M

Chase Campbell April 30, 2017

In their final home series of the season, UK softball hosted the Texas A&M Aggies in a top 20 SEC duel. The Cats won the Saturday and Sunday games, forcing the Aggies to lose their first series of...

Kentucky Wildcats right fielder Breanne Ray hits a single during the second inning of the game against the Tennessee Volunteers at John Cropp Stadium on Friday, April 7, 2017 in Lexington, KY. Photo by Addison Coffey | Staff.

Late offense serves UK softball on Senior Day

Chase Campbell April 29, 2017

No. 18 UK softball took the field Saturday for the second game in their series with No. 4 Texas A&M.  The Aggies took the first game of the series by a score of 4-2, but the Cats were optimistic about...

Kentucky Softball pitcher Meagan Prince celebrates with catcher Jenny Schaper after the sixth inning of the game against the Florida Gators at John Cropp Stadium on Saturday, April 15, 2017 in Lexington, KY. Photo by Addison Coffey | Staff.

Late offense and expert pitching continues to fuel UK softball during win streak

Chase Campbell April 26, 2017

UK softball seems to always have the answer in the last two innings of games, as they pulled away from a challenging UT Martin team Wednesday to win 8-2, closing the game with seven unanswered runs.This...

Kentucky freshman Abbey Cheek hits the ball during the Wildcats game against the Eastern Kentucky Colonels John Cropp Stadium on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Taylor Pence

UK softball sweeps Missouri after huge comeback

Chase Campbell April 23, 2017

At the top of the sixth inning in UK softball’s series finale on Sunday, the game looked entirely over.In enemy territory, the Cats were down five runs for four straight innings, and anything they did...

Kentucky Wildcats designated player Rachael Metzger hits a double in the second inning of the game against the Florida Gators at John Cropp Stadium on Saturday, April 15, 2017 in Lexington, KY. Photo by Addison Coffey | Staff.

UK Softball routs the Tigers to clinch series

Chase Campbell April 23, 2017

On Saturday, No. 20 UK softball played the second game in its series with the Missouri Tigers after taking the first game the day before. The Cats clinched the series with their second win by steamrolling...

Kentucky Wildcats right fielder Breanne Ray hits a single during the second inning of the game against the Tennessee Volunteers at John Cropp Stadium on Friday, April 7, 2017 in Lexington, KY. Photo by Addison Coffey | Staff.

UK Softball takes advantage of non-conference play, wins at Indiana

Chase Campbell April 20, 2017

On Wednesday, the No. 20 UK Softball team got a break from SEC play following their 1-2 series loss to Florida by heading to Bloomington to take on the Indiana Hoosiers. They took the game 6-2, to elevate...

Kentucky Wildcats catcher Jenny Schaper throws the ball to first base during the second inning of the game against the Florida Gators at John Cropp Stadium on Friday, April 14, 2017 in Lexington, KY. Photo by Addison Coffey | Staff.

UK Softball falls just short against No. 3 Florida

Chase Campbell April 14, 2017

Friday brought about the beginning of one of the most anticipated series of the season for UK Softball, as they hosted the No. 3 Florida Gators in a defensive SEC battle. The Cats played excellent, but...

Kentucky Wildcats right fielder Breanne Ray hits a single during the second inning of the game against the Tennessee Volunteers at John Cropp Stadium on Friday, April 7, 2017 in Lexington, KY. Photo by Addison Coffey | Staff.

UK softball recovers by dominating rival Louisville

Chase Campbell April 12, 2017

Following a devastating series against SEC opponent Tennessee, where the UK softball team was swept, the Cats traveled to Louisville Wednesday to take on their in-state rival. The Cats obviously took out...

Kentucky Wildcats right fielder Breanne Ray hits a single during the second inning of the game against the Tennessee Volunteers at John Cropp Stadium on Friday, April 7, 2017 in Lexington, KY. Photo by Addison Coffey | Staff.

UK softball falters as Tennessee completes series sweep

Chase Campbell April 9, 2017

Sunday completed Tennessee’s first road sweep since the 2015 season, as the Volunteers defeated the UK softball team 9-4, blemishing the Cats’ perfect 8-0 home record with three straight losses over...

Head baseball coach Nick Mingione meets with the media at Media Day on Monday February 6. Photo by Chris Angolia || Staff.

A look at UK baseball and softball media day

Kernel Sports Staff February 6, 2017

It is "officially" UK softball and baseball season as Monday's media day marked the start of both team's 2017 campaigns. At media day, both head coaches, UK softball's Rachel Lawson and UK baseball's...

UK pitcher, 5, Meagan Prince, led the Cats to their shutout victory. Photo by Kalyn Bradford | Staff

Prince throws third no-hitter in UK’s rout over NKU

Jack Pilgrim March 22, 2016

[email protected] 12 UK softball’s pitching dominance continued into the first ever matchup against Northern Kentucky, where junior Meagan Prince became the first player in UK softball history to...

Load More Stories