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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...

University of Kentucky senior Luke Heyer warms up in the outfield during the game against Louisville on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Cats evade walk-off at Indiana

Charlee Schaefer May 8, 2018

The No. 21 UK baseball team evaded a walk-off in the bottom of the ninth against the Indiana Hoosiers on Tuesday evening to secure another midweek game by a final score of 7-6.The Cats started producing...

Kentucky Wildcats pitcher Sean Hjelle hugs Kole Cottam after exiting the game in the eighth inning of the first round game of the Lexington Regional at Cliff Hagan Stadium on Friday, June 2, 2017 in Lexington, KY. Photo by Addison Coffey | Staff.

UK baseball drops game one of Knoxville series

Charlee Schaefer May 4, 2018

The No. 14 UK baseball team dropped game one of the three-game series in Knoxville, Tennessee, on Friday by a final score of 6-2.With their current 10-12 record in SEC play and 29-16 overall, the Cats...

Senior Outfielder Luke Heyer slides into third and eventually scores on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky was defeated 8 - 6. Photo by Edward Justice | Staff

UK baseball survives scare at the Cliff to open series against Mizzou

Charlee Schaefer April 27, 2018

In game one of the series against the Missouri Tigers on Friday evening, the UK baseball team won 2-1 after the Tigers threatened in the ninth inning.Surviving a scare, the Cats battled in the end and...

University of Kentucky freshman Carson Coleman pitches during the game against Louisville on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK picks up another non-conference win against Morehead State

Kernel Sports Staff April 25, 2018

After losing a series to top-ranked Florida last weekend, UK baseball continued its recent success in midweek nonconference games by defeating Morehead State 7-1. The win boosts UK’s overall record...

Junior Justin Lewis high fives his teammates on his way back to the dugout during the game against Florida on Saturday, April 21, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky won 3-1. Photo by Chase Phillips | Staff

UK baseball evades sweep in final match against No. 1 Florida

Charlee Schaefer April 21, 2018

In the final game of the three-game set on Saturday, the No. 6 UK Baseball team evaded a series sweep with a 3-2 win.4,461 fans showed out for the warm series finale, a beautiful day for baseball at Cliff...

Junior Ben Aklinski high fives teammates after scoring during the game against Miami-Ohio on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Chase Phillips | Staff

Hjelle struggles in UK baseball’s extra-inning comeback

Charlee Schaefer April 13, 2018

The No. 9 UK baseball team took game one of the three-game series against the Georgia Bulldogs on Friday evening 6-4 at Foley Field.Junior right-hander Sean Hjelle took to the bump and allowed two two-run...

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...

Senior Catcher Troy Squires attempts to hit the ball on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky was defeated 8 - 6. Photo by Edward Justice | Staff

Explosive offense leads UK past South Carolina in game one

Charlee Schaefer April 6, 2018

The No. 9 UK baseball team devastated the South Carolina Gamecocks in game one of the weekend series on Friday, beating the Gamecocks 14-1.The victory was the first time the Cats have faced an SEC East...

Senior Outfielder Luke Heyer slides into third and eventually scores on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky was defeated 8 - 6. Photo by Edward Justice | Staff

UK baseball walks off for first SEC win

Charlee Schaefer March 23, 2018

The No. 6 Kentucky baseball team opened SEC home play on Friday night with a 5-4 win, its first in conference play after being swept in Arkansas last weekend. As expected, the evening was a battle of the...

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...

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