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Kentucky Kernel

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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky Wildcats pitcher Wyatt Hudepohl (21) pitches during the UK vs. Morehead State baseball game on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 7-5. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky snaps losing skid with 7-5 win over Morehead State

Ian Alvano March 22, 2022

After getting swept against No. 3 Arkansas in its previous outing, Kentucky (15-7, 0-3 Southeastern conference) got back in the win column, beating Morehead State (7-13) 7-5 on Tuesday night in Lexington. Freshman...

Kentucky Wildcat Coltyn Kessler (25) hits the ball during the UK vs. Louisville baseball game on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. UK lost 12-5. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Kentucky baseball unveils 2022 SEC schedule

Cole Parke September 15, 2021

Kentucky baseball has released their conference schedule for the 2022 season, their sixth under head coach Nick Mingione.Last year the Wildcats finished the season with an overall record of 29-23 (12-18...

Kentucky senior Jaren Shelby swings at a pitch during the game against Norfolk State University on Saturday, March 7, 2020, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 11-1. Photo by | Staff

Kentucky sweeps Oakland in doubleheader

Eric Decker March 8, 2020

The Wildcats went 3-0 this weekend just as they hoped, however, there was something that seemed off about it. They were supposed to see Bradley University come to Kentucky Proud Park for a weekend series,...

Chase Estep and TJ Collett. UK beat Tennessee Tech 13-3. Photo By Barry Westerman | UK Athletics

Kentucky baseball puts away Tennessee Tech in seven

Eric Decker February 25, 2020

Sometimes you don’t need nine.The Kentucky baseball team (5-3) stayed hot winning its fifth consecutive game with a 13-3 victory in seven innings over Tennessee Tech, but did get hit with another blow...

Kentucky junior T.J. Collett hits the ball during the season home opener against EKU on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky defeated EKU 7-3. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Kentucky outlasts Appalachian State in 15-inning thriller

Eric Decker February 23, 2020

Oraj Anu walked up with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 15th inning with one thing on his mind: “Have a competitive at bat.” He drew a 3-0 count to where there was “no shot” he was swinging,...

Members of Beta Theta Pi fraternity tailgate outside Kentucky Proud Park for the first Kentucky baseball home game on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

UK students worry that baseball tailgating may never be the same

Rick Childress March 4, 2019

For students in past years a trip to a UK home baseball game meant a trip to the Cliff—a ramshackle tailgating zone beyond the outfield wall of the old Cliff Hagan baseball stadium that became wildly...

T.J. Collett sprints to first base during the game against Xavier University on Feb. 20, 0281, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather |Staff.

Kentucky baseball’s Collett to return from injury

Hailey Peters February 17, 2019

The second-longest hitting streak for any player on the 2018 Kentucky baseball’s roster was held by a designated hitter who was out for the second half of the season. This year, after surgery, physical...

Freshman pitcher Braxton Cottongame pitches during a team scrimmage on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather| Staff

Season preview: Kentucky baseball ready for new, challenging beginnings

Hailey Peters February 17, 2019

Brand new challenges played out by a mostly new team in an entirely new ballpark is the trademark of Kentucky baseball’s 2019 season. The team, after ending in 2018 with some impressive feats, are ready...

From left to right: Ryan Shinn, Brett Marshall, Marshall Gei, TJ Collet

Coach Mingione’s vision for 2019 team embodied by four team captains

Hailey Peters February 17, 2019

To Kentucky baseball head coach Nick Mingione, being a student-athlete means being a total leader in three areas: academics, character and athletics. Those three areas are reflected in his “Student....

Pitcher Logan Salow of the Kentucky Wildcats delivers a pitch during the game against the Buffalo Bulls at Cliff Hagan Stadium in Lexington, Ky. on Sunday, March 6, 2016. Photo by Michael Reaves | Staff.

Salow, late offensive surge power UK to series win over USC

By Chris Angolia April 30, 2017

No. 6 UK baseball continued to roll through its SEC schedule in 2017 after grabbing a series victory over South Carolina on Sunday with a 9-4 win in the rubber game of the series between the two teams.For...

Pitcher Zack Thompson winds up during the game against the Louisville Cardinals on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky defeated Louisville 11-7.

Cats stay consistent in midweeks, grind out win over Xavier

By Chris Angolia April 26, 2017

No. 6 UK baseball took care of a scrappy Xavier team on Wednesday night at Cliff Hagan Stadium by a final score of 6-0. It was a win that was impressive mainly because the Cats’ offense did not exactly...

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