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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky Wildcats outfielder Brooklin Hinz hits an rbi triple in the first inning of the championship game of the Lexington Regional at John Cropp Stadium on Sunday, May 21, 2017 in Lexington, KY. Photo by Addison Coffey | Staff.

UK softball eliminated by Oregon from Super Regional for second straight year

May 26, 2018

After UK softball’s upset victory over No. 1 Oregon on Thursday, the Cats took two decisive losses by a total of 15 runs, eliminating them from the Eugene Super Regional for the second straight year.The...

Sophomore Second-baseman Alex Martens is up for bat on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Ky won 8-0. Photo by Edward Justice | Staff

UK softball loses weekend series to Tennessee

Erika Bonner April 29, 2018

Kentucky softball took a 2-1 series loss to the Tennessee Volunteers over the weekend in the team's last regular-season road trip.Kentucky hit a whopping six home runs in the game one win against the Volunteers,...

Senior Pitcher Erin Rethlake gets ready to pitch the ball on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Ky won 8-0. Photo by Edward Justice | Staff

Freshmen and senior performances help UK softball beat Louisville

April 4, 2018

The UK softball team braved the cold Wednesday night and earned its second in-state win of the week, this time in an 8-0 victory against archrival Louisville. An RBI single each from two of Kentucky’s...

University of Kentucky senior Erin Rethlake slides into second base during their home opener against the University of Dayton on Thursday, March 1, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK softball looks to keep momentum going against Louisville

Braden Ramsey April 3, 2018

After securing a 10-0 victory against the EKU Colonels on Tuesday, UK’s No. 19-ranked softball team will look to get another win on Wednesday when they host arch-rival Louisville.The Cardinals, who have...

Kentucky Wildcats third baseman Abbey Cheek celebrates her triple in the third inning of the championship game of the Lexington Regional at John Cropp Stadium on Sunday, May 21, 2017 in Lexington, KY. Photo by Addison Coffey | Staff.

UK softball wins 10th straight in Todd’s debut

March 6, 2018

The 15-3 UK softball team earned its 10th straight win Tuesday evening in a 4-1 win over Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville.Freshman pitcher Bethany Todd made her first career start against SIUE,...

Abbey Cheek slides into third base for one of her two triples against Dayton in Kentuckys home-opener at John Cropp Stadium in Lexington, Ky. on March 1, 2018. Photo by Jordan Prather

UK wins home-opener behind Cheek’s triples

March 1, 2018

The cold, dreary and windy day at John Cropp Stadium didn’t stop the UK softball team from grabbing a 4-1 win in its home opener against the University of Dayton Thursday evening.“I thought this was...

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. 

UK softball splits double-header on Friday

February 23, 2018

No. 23 Kentucky softball added a win and a loss to their now 6-3 record as the Cats fell to No. 22 Minnesota and earned a victory against Duke Friday in Orlando.The Cats began play with a close loss against...

Kentucky Wildcats outfielder Bailey Vick lays down a bunt single during the second inning of game two of the Lexington Regional at John Cropp Stadium on Friday, May 19, 2017 in Lexington, KY. Photo by Addison Coffey | Staff.

UK softball’s Vick and Humes show out in San Diego

Erika Bonner February 18, 2018

Twenty-eight runs, a no-hitter, two shutout performances in the circle, Bailey Vick's batting over .700 and a 4-0 record to win the Campbell/Cartier Classic make the list of accomplishments this weekend...

Kentucky Wildcats outfielder Bailey Vick lays down a bunt single during the second inning of game two of the Lexington Regional at John Cropp Stadium on Friday, May 19, 2017 in Lexington, KY. Photo by Addison Coffey | Staff.

UK softball starts west coast trip with a win

Erika Bonner February 15, 2018

The UK softball team started off its jam-packed weekend out west at the Campbell/Cartier Classic with a 5-0 shutout over San Diego State University on Thursday evening.Things were rather quiet through...

The Kentucky Wildcats softball team celebrates after defeating the Depaul Blue Demons 6-0 in game 2 of the Lexington Regional at John Cropp Stadium on Friday, May 19, 2017 in Lexington, KY. Photo by Addison Coffey | Staff.

UK softball set to make an impact

Erika Bonner February 7, 2018

It’s almost softball season in the bluegrass, and the Kentucky softball team couldn’t be more excited to kick-start the season.After finishing 39-19, ranking No. 17 in both the NFCA Coaches’ Poll...

The Kentucky Wildcats celebrate their victory of the Lexington Regional at John Cropp Stadium on Sunday, May 21, 2017 in Lexington, KY. Photo by Addison Coffey | Staff.

UK softball suffers comeback elimination loss to Oregon

Chase Campbell May 28, 2017

With their backs against the wall, the UK softball team played what would be their final game of the season in the Eugene Super Regional, hoping to stave off elimination and preserve their season.In a...

Kentucky Wildcats second baseman Alex Martens celebrates rounding third after hitting a home run in the first inning of the championship game of the Lexington Regional at John Cropp Stadium on Sunday, May 21, 2017 in Lexington, KY. Photo by Addison Coffey | Staff.

Martens commands Lexington regional as UK softball advances

Chase Campbell May 21, 2017

After a 4-2 victory over Illinois on Sunday, the UK softball team is advancing to the Super Regional round of the NCAA Tournament, thanks to contributions from unexpected sources.Freshman second baseman...

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