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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky head coach Nick Mingione cheers from the dugout 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

Several bat ‘Cats enter transfer portal in early off-season

Barkley Truax June 1, 2021

Kentucky baseball's season was ended May 25th in the first round of the SEC Tournament to Florida, in the week following, eight Wildcats so far have put their name in the transfer portal.Cam Hill, Dillon...

Kentucky Wildcat John Rhodes (1) rounds first base during the UK vs. Western Kentucky University baseball game on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 6-5. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Heartbreak in Hoover: Kentucky baseball season halted

Barkley Truax May 25, 2021

Kentucky baseball (29-23) ended their season Tuesday morning in game one of the SEC tournament in a losing effort to No. 9 Florida (36-19) 4-1.Despite the loss, Kentucky finished with 11 hits, scoring...

Kentucky Wildcat Austin Shultz (2) hits a home run during the UK vs. Louisville baseball game on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. UK lost 12-5. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Kentucky rounds out regular season home schedule with a win

Eric Decker May 18, 2021

So long, Lexington.Kentucky finished up their home schedule on the year with a 7-4 win over Tennessee Tech in one final tune up before heading to Vanderbilt this weekend. With the win the Wildcats moved...

César Bourgois celebrates during the University of Kentucky vs. Louisiana State mens tennis meet on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 4-0. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Some Kentucky seniors utilize eligibility waiver for extra year playing college sports

Braden Ramsey April 23, 2021

Nate Sestina came to Kentucky as a graduate transfer in 2019-20 looking to use his final year of collegiate eligibility to compete for an NCAA Championship. With the Cats on their typical perch atop the...

The Wildcats create a dance circle after the University of Kentucky vs. Bellarmine baseball game on Tuesday, April 13, 2021, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 12-0. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Kentucky beats Bellarmine 12-0 ahead of third SEC road series

John Cole April 13, 2021

After ending the LSU series on a positive note, Kentucky hosted a slumping Bellarmine University for the second time this season. The Cats only defeated the Knights by one back on Mar. 30; today, they...

Kentucky senior T.J. Collett tosses the ball to a teammate 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

Mix of new and returning players has Kentucky baseball braced for immediate impact

Eric Decker February 16, 2021

Just under a year ago, Nick Mingione and his team were preparing to head off to Nashville to kick off conference play against the reigning national champions. But a now-familiar story played out: COVID-19...

Kentucky redshirt junior Zeke Lewis swings at the ball during the season home opener against EKU on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Wildcats triumph over EKU in Kentucky Proud Park inaugural game

Hailey Peters February 26, 2019

In the historic first game played at Kentucky baseball’s new home, the Wildcats faced off against in-state opponent Eastern Kentucky. The Cats sailed past the Colonels and earned the historic first win,...

T.J. Collett sprints to first base during the game against Xavier University on Feb. 20, 0281, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather |Staff.

Kentucky baseball’s Collett to return from injury

Hailey Peters February 17, 2019

The second-longest hitting streak for any player on the 2018 Kentucky baseball’s roster was held by a designated hitter who was out for the second half of the season. This year, after surgery, physical...

Freshman pitcher Braxton Cottongame pitches during a team scrimmage on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather| Staff

Season preview: Kentucky baseball ready for new, challenging beginnings

Hailey Peters February 17, 2019

Brand new challenges played out by a mostly new team in an entirely new ballpark is the trademark of Kentucky baseball’s 2019 season. The team, after ending in 2018 with some impressive feats, are ready...

From left to right: Ryan Shinn, Brett Marshall, Marshall Gei, TJ Collet

Coach Mingione’s vision for 2019 team embodied by four team captains

Hailey Peters February 17, 2019

To Kentucky baseball head coach Nick Mingione, being a student-athlete means being a total leader in three areas: academics, character and athletics. Those three areas are reflected in his “Student....

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