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Kentucky Kernel

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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky Wildcats outside hitter Madi Skinner (2) hits the ball over the net during UK volleyball’s game against Southern California on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-0. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Kentucky sweeps LSU on road, wins seventh straight

Trinity Bratchett October 16, 2021

The No. 5 Wildcats swept LSU 3-0 (25-17, 25-23, 25-20), remaining undefeated in SEC play, stretching their winning streak to seven games.Madi Skinner led the Cats with 16 kills on a .324 hitting percentage....

Kentucky Wildcats outside hitter Alli Stumler (17) sets the ball during the UK vs. Louisiana State University game on Friday, March 5, 2021, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-0. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

No. 3 Kentucky sweeps Texas State in season opener

Barkley Truax August 27, 2021

The reigning national champions tipped their season off on the right foot in Dayton, OH against Texas State Friday morning, defeating the Bobcats 3-0 (25-18, 25-7, 25-15) in game one of the Dayton Invitational...

Kentucky Wildcats head coach Rachel Lawson watches 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’s season ended in Super Regional sweep to Alabama

Barkley Truax May 29, 2021

No. 3 Alabama (50-7) swept No. 14 Kentucky (43-16) 2-0 (4-3, 4-1) in the Tuscaloosa Super Regional Saturday afternoon. "For this team, I'm incredibly proud of them and their resiliency because of what...

Kentucky Wildcats outside hitter Madi Skinner (2) spikes the ball during the University of Kentucky vs. University of Alabama volleyball game on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-0. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky advances to regional semifinals after sweeping UNLV

Barkley Truax April 15, 2021

Kentucky lived up to their No. 2 overall ranking in their 3-0 sweep over the UNLV Rebels Thursday night in round two of the NCAA tournament. It’s been slightly over three weeks since the Wildcats (19-1)...

Kentucky sophomore Kayla Kowalik returns to the dugout 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 up to 9-0 following dominant weekend in North Carolina

Eric Decker February 22, 2021

Kentucky softball swept another doubleheader on Sunday, pushing their spotless record to 9-0 behind a combined 24-0 score over North Carolina Central and Mount St. Mary’s. The No. 12 Wildcats won both...

Kentucky junior Madison Lilley sets the ball during the second round game of the DI NCAA Volleyball Tournament against Michigan on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 3-0. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Kentucky Volleyball sweeps Tennessee in Season Opener

Kameron Roach October 16, 2020

The No. 3 ranked Kentucky volleyball team got its season off to a hot start, sweeping the Tennessee Volunteers 3-0 in the Cats home opener. UK maintained the lead for every set, winning the first and...

Kentucky senior Jaren Shelby swings at a pitch during the game against Norfolk State University on Saturday, March 7, 2020, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 11-1. Photo by | Staff

Kentucky sweeps Oakland in doubleheader

Eric Decker March 8, 2020

The Wildcats went 3-0 this weekend just as they hoped, however, there was something that seemed off about it. They were supposed to see Bradley University come to Kentucky Proud Park for a weekend series,...

Kentucky volleyball players celebrate a point during the game against Louisville on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 3-0. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

No. 16 UK volleyball sweeps No. 25 Louisville in Memorial Coliseum

Chandler Wilcox September 20, 2019

Vengeance. That is what Kentucky needed after a tough loss against Purdue, and that is what they came out with tonight in front of a ruckus crowd against No. 25 ranked Louisville as they strolled to a...

Kentucky players celebrate a point during the game against Western Kentucky University on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK volleyball’s season begins 2-1 following Utah Tournament

Hailey Peters September 1, 2019

The No. 7 Kentucky volleyball team traveled to Salt Lake City this weekend to begin their fall schedule. In the opening doubleheader on Friday, the Cats finished in a split record after sweeping the No....

Kentucky junior Bailey Vick hits the ball 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 swept by Texas Tech in final regular season series

Mohammad Ahmad May 5, 2019

Looking to finish the regular season off with a bang, the No. 17 UK softball team (32-21) got swept by the No. 21 Texas Tech Red Raiders (38-13) in Lubbock in a two-game series on Saturday and Sunday with...

Kentucky senior Jenny Schaper catches a warmup pitch during the first game of a double header against Auburn on Sunday, April 21, 2019, at John Cropp Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 7-0. Photo by Bradley Koster | Staff

Jenny Schaper provides “calming factor” for Kentucky softball

Mohammad Ahmad April 23, 2019

When some people are nervous, they might try to calm down by sipping on Chamomille tea. But for the UK softball team, catcher Jenny Schaper just might be that cup of Chamomille tea.“She’s kinda the...

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