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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky Wildcat T.J. Collett (5) celebrates after hitting a homerun during the University of Kentucky vs. Murray State University baseball game on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. UK lost 13-8. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Collett, starting pitching power Kentucky to doubleheader sweep, series win over Alabama

Eric Decker April 25, 2021

It had been a month since Kentucky baseball had won an SEC series, with their three-game tirade at Auburn during the end of March marking its first sweep in-conference since 2017. They had been 2-7 from...

Kentucky junior Coltyn Kessler steps across home plate 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

Wildcats end SEC losing streak with 13-4 victory over LSU

Eric Decker April 11, 2021

Usually even keeled in his demeanor and appearance, Kentucky baseball head coach Nick Mingione was uncommonly fiery after the team’s series clinching loss to LSU Saturday night, their fifth straight...

Kentucky Wildcat Cam Hill (37) catches a fly ball during the University of Kentucky vs. Eastern Kentucky University baseball game on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 6-3 Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky drops game two of LSU series 8-6, falls below .500 in SEC play

Eric Decker April 10, 2021

After getting shellacked yesterday, the Cats found their bats on Saturday night. But it was too little too late.Kentucky suffered another defeat to LSU, this time by a final score of 8-6. Dating back to...

Kentucky Wildcat Ryan Ritter (47) runs to first base during the University of Kentucky vs. Murray State University baseball game on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. UK lost 13-8. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Ritter’s six RBI spark Cats to win at No. 5 Louisville

Eric Decker April 6, 2021

One of Kentucky’s newest Cats decided to make a grand entrance to the Battle of the Bluegrass.Ryan Ritter has been everything and more that head coach Nick Mingione had asked for defensively since coming...

Kentucky Wildcat T.J. Collett (5) celebrates after scoring a two-run home run during the University of Kentucky vs. Georgia State game on Sunday, March 14, 2021, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 4-2. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Collett keys Kentucky’s 4-2 win for sweep of Georgia State

Eric Decker March 14, 2021

T.J. Collett, the elder statesmen of this year’s Kentucky team, is providing clear evidence as to what makes him so valuable, showcasing his talents throughout Kentucky’s sweep-sealing 4-2 victory...

Kentucky Wildcat T.J. Collett (5) hits the ball during the University of Kentucky vs. Miami Ohio game on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 5-1. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Kentucky baseball drops first game of the year to Ball State

Eric Decker March 5, 2021

After averaging seven runs per game in their first six contests – all wins - Kentucky was bound to deal with some regression to the mean sooner than later. The Cats knew that when the moment came, they’d...

Kentucky Wildcat John Rhodes (1) hits the ball during the University of Kentucky vs. Miami Ohio game on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 5-1. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Kentucky remains undefeated with doubleheader sweep over Milwaukee

Eric Decker February 27, 2021

Kentucky was able to continue their perfect start and finish out a weekend series sweep of Milwaukee with consecutive victories in a Saturday double-header.The Cats were able to comfortably demolish Milwaukee...

Kentucky Wildcat Cam Hill (37) celebrates with his teammates after hitting a home run during the University of Kentucky vs. Miami Ohio game on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 5-1. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Cats kick off 2021 with 5-1 win versus visiting Redhawks

Eric Decker February 23, 2021

Kentucky baseball carried its 2020 success into the start of the 2021 campaign, beginning one the right foot with a 5-1 victory over Miami (OH). But a glimpse into the future may be what has BBN excited...

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

Kentucky baseball ends 14-game homestand with a win over WKU

Eric Decker March 10, 2020

Kentucky baseball (11-6) took care of its last test before conference play in a 10-4 thrashing of the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers. The Wildcats finished their 14-game homestand with a record of 11-3 before...

Junior outfielder Oraj Anu fist bumps sophomore outfielder Cam Hill during the game against Southeastern Missouri State on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Chase Phillips | Staff

Kentucky back to winning ways with victory over Cincinnati

Eric Decker March 3, 2020

Kentucky averaged nearly 12 runs per game in their first five home contests of the year before limited to four total runs in their weekend series against UNC Wilmington. The Cats got back to that average...

Sophomore pitcher Braxton Cottongame throws a pitch during the game against Southeastern Missouri State on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Chase Phillips | Staff

Kentucky’s winning streak ends in series opener versus UNC Wilmington

Eric Decker February 28, 2020

Kentucky’s weekend series got off to a cold start, UNC Wilmington came into Kentucky Proud Park and shutout the Cats 8-0.The shutout ended the team’s 127-game scoring streak, a school record that was...

Chase Estep and TJ Collett. UK beat Tennessee Tech 13-3. Photo By Barry Westerman | UK Athletics

Kentucky baseball puts away Tennessee Tech in seven

Eric Decker February 25, 2020

Sometimes you don’t need nine.The Kentucky baseball team (5-3) stayed hot winning its fifth consecutive game with a 13-3 victory in seven innings over Tennessee Tech, but did get hit with another blow...

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