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Kentucky Wildcats head coach Rachel Lawson watches the University of Kentucky vs. Alabama softball game on Saturday, March 27, 2021, at John Cropp Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. UK lost 11-6. Photo by Michael Clubb | Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky softball reveals 2023 SEC schedule

Sam Money, Assistant Sports Editor September 30, 2022

The Southeastern Conference released the schedule for the 2023 softball season, revealing the opponents Kentucky softball will take, having four home series and four on the road. The season will be...

Kentucky junior Lauren Johnson chases down a ground ball during the game against Marshall on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at John Cropp Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 16-15. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Kentucky softball drops first game of season in 6-1 loss to No. 13 Virginia Tech

Cole Parke February 13, 2022

No. 19 Kentucky (4-1) closed out the Northern Lights Southern Nights Tournament with its first loss of the season on Sunday, coming up short 6-1 against No. 13 Virginia Tech (5-0).While the final score...

Kentucky junior Lauren Johnson runs to third base during the home opener against Texas A&M on Saturday, March 7, 2020, at John Cropp Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 11-9. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK softball continues hot start, defeats Iowa 11-3

Aaron Benjamin February 12, 2022

No. 19 Kentucky softball defeated the Iowa Hawkeyes 11-3 on Saturday morning at the Sleepy Hollow Sports Complex in Leesburg, Florida. The win pushed the Wildcats to 4-0 in the dawn of the new season...

Kentucky Wildcat freshman Stephanie Schoonover (23) pitches during the UK vs. Morehead State game on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at Cropp Softball Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 13-1. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Kentucky softball sweeps doubleheader; improves to 3-0 on season

Cole Parke February 11, 2022

No. 19 Kentucky swept its doubleheader on Friday in Leesburg, Florida, improving to 3-0 on the season.UK won by a combined margin of 8-1, first shutting out Michigan State 5-0, then defeating No. 24 Liberty...

Kentucky Wildcat sophomore Miranda Stoddard (1) pitches during the University of Kentucky vs. University of Georgia softball game on Monday, April 12, 2021, at John Cropp Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. UK lost 5-2. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

No. 20 Kentucky softball defeats Wisconsin 5-2 in season-opener

Cole Parke February 10, 2022

No. 20 Kentucky (1-0) defeated Wisconsin (0-1) 5-2 in the Northern Lights Southern Lights tournament, officially starting its season with a win on Thursday.Junior right-handed pitcher Miranda Stoddard...

Kentucky Wildcats senior Grace Baalman (3) and sophomore Miranda Stoddard (1) celebrate after a home run during the UK vs. Morehead State game on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at Cropp Softball Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 13-1. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Kentucky releases 2022 SEC softball schedule

Cole Parke September 23, 2021

Kentucky Softball has released their conference schedule for the 2022 season, their 15th under head coach Rachel Lawson.UK finished their 2021 campaign with an overall record of 43-16. They made it to...

Kentucky junior Grace Baalman pitches during the game against Marshall on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at John Cropp Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 16-15. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Kentucky softball scores 12 unanswered runs to defeat Marshall

Barkley Truax March 12, 2020

Two grand slams led No. 11 Kentucky to a 9-8 victory over Texas A&M on Monday. This time around, it was Marshall who hit two grand slams, but even still, it wasn’t enough to knock off the Wildcats.In...

The Kentucky softball team congratulates senior Alex Martens on a home run during the home opener against Texas A&M on Saturday, March 7, 2020, at John Cropp Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 11-9. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

No. 10 Kentucky softball kicks off SEC play in comeback fashion

Eric Decker March 7, 2020

The No. 10 Kentucky Wildcats opened up their home schedule at John Cropp Stadium with an 11-9 comeback victory against Texas A&M after going 17-3 in a plethora of tournaments to start the year. Alex...

Kentucky junior Autumn Humes pitches during the game against Toledo in the NCAA tournament Regionals on Friday, May 17, 2019, at John Cropp Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK softball goes 3-2 on the weekend in Arizona

Kameron Roach February 16, 2020

This past weekend in Tempe, Arizona, the Kentucky softball team competed in five games in the Littlewood Classic. Friday the Wildcats beat Boise State University in a high scoring game that ended 16-14....

Kentucky junior Bailey Vick hits the ball during the game against Miami University (OH) on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at John Cropp Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 9-1. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Kentucky softball swept by Texas Tech in final regular season series

Mohammad Ahmad May 5, 2019

Looking to finish the regular season off with a bang, the No. 17 UK softball team (32-21) got swept by the No. 21 Texas Tech Red Raiders (38-13) in Lubbock in a two-game series on Saturday and Sunday with...

Kentucky senior Katie Reed prepares to catch a ball during the game against Miami University (OH) on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at John Cropp Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 9-1. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Kentucky softball closes road trip with win over EKU

Mohammad Ahmad April 3, 2019

The No. 22 UK softball team (23-13, 7-5 SEC) moved on from its road series loss against the Arkansas Razorbacks this past weekend by defeating the Eastern Kentucky University Colonels (18-14, 5-3 OVC)...

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