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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

‘We’re a swim school now’: Swim & dive breaks personal, team records en route to NCAAs

Seth Martin March 17, 2021

In a year with many achievements, Kentucky women’s swim and dive was able to top them all with their first ever SEC championship in a record setting performance.On Feb. 20, the Wildcats clinched their...

Kentucky freshman Caitlin Brooks swims in the womens 200 yard butterfly 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

Women’s Swim and Dive conquers first SEC Championship

Braden Ramsey February 22, 2021

Just a week after receiving its best-ever College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America ranking, No. 3 Kentucky has achieved another milestone: conference champions.The Wildcats vanquished...

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UK men’s swimming and diving places 25th in NCAA Championships

March 30, 2019

Kentucky's men's swimming and diving team earned the most points and the best team finish at the NCAA Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships under sixth-season head coach Lars Jorgensen, which was...

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...

Senior Morgan Belli dives from the block at the beginning of the womens 400 yard individual medley during the meet against Eastern Michigan on Saturday, October 14, 2017 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

UK swim sends off seniors with big win

Aniya Hall January 26, 2018

The Kentucky swim and diving team hosted the Cincinnati Bearcats for its senior night on Friday. The event kicked off with senior recognition, where each senior received four years’ worth of attention...

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

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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