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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky junior Mallory Peyton hits the 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 keeps season alive following 7-2 victory over Northwestern

Barkley Truax May 22, 2021

It was a win or go home game for both teams in the elimination round of the NCAA Regional Softball Tournament. The No. 14 seeded hometown Wildcats sent the Wildcats of Northwestern packing with a 7-2...

Kentucky Wildcat Mallory Peyton (13) hits the ball during the UK vs. Eastern Kentucky game on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at Cropp Softball Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 6-5. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Kentucky scores Senior Day sweep over South Carolina in Saturday doubleheader

Barkley Truax May 8, 2021

No. 17 Kentucky (38-12) swept the South Carolina Gamecocks (25-24) in their final regular season series, as well as the doubleheader (6-3, 3-2) on Saturday afternoon.“Obviously a very long day,” head...

Kentucky Wildcat Tatum Spangler (5) catches a pop fly during the UK vs. Eastern Kentucky game on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at Cropp Softball Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 6-5. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Dominant pitching from Tatum Spangler, Autumn Humes lead softball sweep

Seth Martin March 20, 2021

No. 9 Kentucky handled business on Saturday, sweeping Dayton in a doubleheader to improve to 23-2 on the season. Coming off a close win vs Eastern Kentucky on Tuesday, the Cats got back to work and outscored...

Kentucky freshman Cassie Lindmark is introduced into the starting lineup before 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

Softball’s best season start stays untouched to end pre-conference play

Seth Martin March 7, 2021

In their best start to the season ever, No. 10 Kentucky finished their pre-conference schedule undefeated at 19-0 after their double header sweep of Coastal Carolina and FAU Sunday afternoon.The Wildcats...

Kentucky senior Autumn Humes prepares to pitch 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

Softball begins season with sweep of Samford

Braden Ramsey February 17, 2021

Nearly a full calendar year after they last took the field, now-No. 12 Kentucky was finally able to get back in action with its year-opening series in Birmingham, Alabama versus the Bulldogs of Samford....

Kentucky senior Autumn Humes gets a hit 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 hangs on to win series over Texas A&M

Braden Ramsey March 10, 2020

A feeling of déjà vu hung around John Cropp Stadium. Just days after the Cats rallied from seven runs down for an incredible victory, it appeared to be the Aggies’ turn for a miracle. But not every...

Kentucky senior Abbey Cheek hits a pitch 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 continues winning streak with wins over Miss. St.

Mohammad Ahmad March 16, 2019

The Kentucky softball team increased its eight-game winning streak entering the weekend with an 8-0 run-rule victory at home against the Mississippi State Bulldogs Friday evening and a comeback 9-8 win...

Senior Pitcher Erin Rethlake gets ready to pitch the ball on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Ky won 8-0. Photo by Edward Justice | Staff

Freshmen and senior performances help UK softball beat Louisville

April 4, 2018

The UK softball team braved the cold Wednesday night and earned its second in-state win of the week, this time in an 8-0 victory against archrival Louisville. An RBI single each from two of Kentucky’s...

The Kentucky Wildcats softball team takes the line for the National Anthem prior to the game against the Florida Gators at John Cropp Stadium on Saturday, April 15, 2017 in Lexington, KY. 

UK softball splits double-header on Friday

February 23, 2018

No. 23 Kentucky softball added a win and a loss to their now 6-3 record as the Cats fell to No. 22 Minnesota and earned a victory against Duke Friday in Orlando.The Cats began play with a close loss against...

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