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Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky pitcher Kennedy Sullivan (8) pitches during the UK vs. Oklahoma softball game on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at John Cropp Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. Oklahoma won 9-1. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Bats wake up late as Kentucky rallies past EKU 10-7

Aaron Benjamin April 21, 2022

Kentucky won its matchup with Eastern Kentucky 10-7 on Wednesday night in comeback fashion, as the Wildcats claimed the in-state matchup. The game was held at Gertrude Hood Field in Richmond, Kentucky...

Kentucky catcher Kayla Kowalik (99) looks towards the dugout during the UK vs. Oklahoma softball game on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at John Cropp Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. Oklahoma won 9-1. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

No. 8 Kentucky routed 9-1 at home by No. 1 Oklahoma

Cole Parke March 22, 2022

No. 8 Kentucky (20-6) was defeated 9-1 inside John Cropp Stadium by No. 1 Oklahoma (26-0) on Tuesday, suffering its first non-invitational home loss of the season.The loss was given to junior pitcher Miranda...

Kentucky Wildcat Erin Coffel (21) throws the ball towards home during 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 | Staff

Kentucky softball sweeps second doubleheader in Hillenbrand Invitational

Cole Parke February 20, 2022

No. 16 Kentucky softball swept its second doubleheader of the 2022 Hillenbrand Invitational, defeating Long Beach State and No. 9 Arizona on Saturday.With the wins, Kentucky is just one game away from...

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 second doubleheader of season; outscores opponents 30-6

Cole Parke February 18, 2022

No. 16 Kentucky softball (6-1) swept its second doubleheader of the season on Friday, outscoring its opponents 30-6.The doubleheader saw the Wildcats duel UC Santa Barbara first at noon, followed by a...

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...

No. 20 Kentucky softball kicks off 2022 season in tournament

Cole Parke February 10, 2022

No. 20 Kentucky softball is set to kick-off its 2022 season on Thursday, Feb. 10, in the Northern Lights Southern Lights Tournament in Leesburg, Florida.The Wildcats first square off with Wisconsin on...

Kentucky Wildcat Autumn Humes (7) pitches 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 advances to SEC quarterfinals behind Humes’ 10 strikeouts

Barkley Truax May 13, 2021

Kentucky (39-12) defeated the No. 11 seeded Georgia Bulldogs (29-21) 3-0 Wednesday night behind Autumn Humes’ stellar shutout on the mound, her third of the season. “I saw a lot of fight and a lot...

Kentucky freshman Miranda Stoddard chest bumps sophomore Tatum Spangler after scoring a home run 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

Softball rolls over opponents in Saturday double header

Seth Martin February 27, 2021

Kentucky continued their strong start to the season by knocking off both Stetson University and New Mexico State in a Saturday double header in Clermont, Florida.Kentucky returned to their dominating ways...

Kentucky freshman Rylea Smith 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

Cats knock out Spartans 7-2, 14-4 in first of three doubleheader days

Eric Decker February 19, 2021

Rachel Lawson and her No. 12 ranked Wildcats took care of business to begin their weekend trip in North Carolina, snagging both ends of a doubleheader versus UNC Greensboro. Kentucky swiped game one 7-2,...

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 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...

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