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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Junior Sean Hjelle watches from the dugout during the game against Florida on Saturday, April 21, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky won 3-1. Photo by Chase Phillips | Staff

SEC Tournament loss leaves UK waiting for NCAA Tournament bid

Charlee Schaefer May 22, 2018

In the UK baseball team’s seventh consecutive SEC Tournament appearance on Tuesday, the Cats fell short to the Auburn Tigers by a final score of 4-3 in extra innings. Coming into the game, the Tigers...

UK swept by Vanderbilt to end regular season

Charlee Schaefer May 19, 2018

The No. 19 UK baseball team dropped its final regular-season game of the 2018 season on Saturday evening with a final score of 9-6 to the Vanderbilt Commodores.The loss completed the sweep for the Commodores...

University of Kentucky Baseball seniors are recognized prior to the game against Mississippi State on Friday, May 11, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. The seniors included Charlie Haunert, Luke Becker, Luke Heyer, Alec Maley, Brad Schaenzer, and Troy Squires. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Senior night success: Cats take game one of big weekend series

Charlee Schaefer May 11, 2018

A beautiful night in Lexington brought out a rowdy crowd for senior night at Cliff Hagan Stadium for the No. 21 UK baseball team. The fan support helped the Cats to a 9-6 win in the series opener against...

Trey Dawson hits a home run in UKs game at Jim Patterson Stadium against the Louisville Cardinals on April 17, 2018, in Louisville, Kentucky. UK lost the game 8-2. Photo by Barry Westerman

Cats fail to complete regular-season sweep of Cardinals

Charlee Schaefer April 17, 2018

The No. 6 UK baseball team fell to the Louisville Cardinals 8-2 on Tuesday evening, failing to complete the regular-season sweep.The second “Battle of the Bluegrass” matchup of the year went in the...

University of Kentucky senior Luke Becker gets a hit during the game against Louisville on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Cats start four-game road trip with a win

Charlee Schaefer April 11, 2018

The No. 8 UK baseball team battled the Western Carolina Catamounts on Wednesday for only the second time in program history and the hard-fought game came down to the last few innings with UK coming out...

University of Kentucky senior Luke Heyer gets a hit early in the game against Louisville on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK wins Sunday rubber match to secure second SEC series of the season

Charlee Schaefer April 8, 2018

The No. 9 UK baseball team locked up its second SEC series win of the season on Sunday with a 10-5 victory in the rubber match against the South Carolina Gamecocks.The Cats has their backs against the...

Junior Kole Cottam high fives teammate Troy Squires during the game against Miami-Ohio on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Chase Phillips | Staff

Cats take out Redhawks in midweek matchup

Charlee Schaefer March 27, 2018

No. 6 UK baseball team hosted the Miami (OH) Redhawks in a midweek matchup on Tuesday evening. The Cats came out on top 13-7 behind another offensive surge.Freshman right-handed pitcher Daniel Harper had...

Junior First Baseman Kole Cottam waits for the pitch on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky was defeated 8 - 6. Photo by Edward Justice | Staff

Seven home runs leads UK past Xavier

Charlee Schaefer March 20, 2018

On Tuesday, the No. 6 UK baseball team got revenge for an earlier loss this season by defeating the Xavier Musketeers 20-4.UK traveled to the Queen City vengeful after the Musketeers came into its house...

Kentucky Wildcats right fielder Tristan Pompey hits a single during the second game of 2017 NCAA Division I Mens Baseball Super Regional at Jim Patterson Stadium on Saturday, June 10, 2017 in Louisville, KY. Photo by Addison Coffey | Staff.

UK opens season at Cliff Hagan for final time on Tuesday

Charlee Schaefer February 19, 2018

For the first time since 2012, No. 8 UK baseball is 4-0 to start its season. The Cats will look to keep their undefeated record intact when they host Xavier on Tuesday. The 50th and final home opener...

Kentucky Wildcats catcher Kole Cottam hits an RBI double during the seventh inning of the region championship game of the Lexington Regional at Cliff Hagan Stadium on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 in Lexington, KY. Photo by Addison Coffey | Staff.

UK baseball sweeps USC Upstate in doubleheader

Charlee Schaefer February 17, 2018

No. 8 UK baseball played a doubleheader against the University of South Carolina Upstate Spartans on Saturday, winning both games and bringing its record to 3-0 to start the season.Despite the wins, the...

Kentucky Wildcats head coach Nick Mingione jogs off the field during the ninth inning of the second game of 2017 NCAA Division I Mens Baseball Super Regional at Jim Patterson Stadium on Saturday, June 10, 2017 in Louisville, KY. Photo by Addison Coffey | Staff.

Mingione sparks excitement for 2018 baseball season

Charlee Schaefer February 8, 2018

Preseason-ranked No. 8 Kentucky baseball held its 2018 Media Day on Thursday afternoon at Kroger Field, and head coach Nick Mingione talked about the season to come and what fans can expect out of this...

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

UK baseball prepares for upcoming season with Fall World Series

Charlee Schaefer October 22, 2017

After scouring the country for talent and bringing in 26 new players, UK baseball head coach Nick Mingione and his staff have difficult decisions ahead that could alter the club’s dynamic as they head...

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