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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky redshirt junior Zeke Lewis is tagged after stealing third base during the game against Canisius College on Friday, Mar. 1, 2019 in Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Rick Childress | Staff

Cats drop final game in series against Tennessee

Kassidy Stumbo April 20, 2019

Coming off a tough 16-1 loss on Friday night to the No. 22 Tennessee Volunteers, the Wildcats looked to redeem themselves on Saturday afternoon. Following pitching troubles in the past few games, the...

Kentucky junior Breydon Daniel blows a bubble with his gum as he waits on second base during the game against SIUE on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 6-4. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Wildcats set to take on rival Louisville at home

Madison Dennis April 16, 2019

The Kentucky Wildcats baseball team will face their rival No. 7 ranked Louisville Cardinals for the second time this season Tuesday night. Kentucky comes off a series win against Ole Miss this past weekend,...

Kentucky junior T.J. Collett hits the ball during the season home opener against EKU on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky defeated EKU 7-3. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Cats try to improve SEC record on road

Madison Dennis April 12, 2019

The Kentucky baseball team is set to face the Ole Miss Rebels in a three-game series, beginning Friday evening. This series will close out an eight-game road trip when the Wildcats will travel to Oxford,...

Kentucky sophomore Coltyn Kessler swings and misses during a game against Canisius College on Friday, Mar. 1, 2019, in Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Rick Childress | Staff

UK baseball comeback comes up short against Georgia

Hailey Peters March 30, 2019

To finish their weekend series against the No. 4 Georgia Bulldogs, the Kentucky Wildcats hosted the tiebreaker game early Saturday morning. After 10 long innings, the Cats dropped the game 10-8, pushing...

Kentucky junior Breydon Daniel during the game against Canisius College on Friday, Mar. 1, 2019, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Thompson leads Cats to upset No. 4 Georgia in shutout game

Hailey Peters March 30, 2019

After dropping the first game of the series, the Kentucky Wildcats continued their fight against the No. 4 Georgia Bulldogs on Friday evening. The game ended largely in Kentucky’s favor due to starting...

Kentucky junior Zack Thompson pitches during the game against Canisius College on Friday, Mar. 1, 2019, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Wildcats set to host SEC rival Georgia

Madison Dennis March 28, 2019

The Kentucky Wildcats and the no. 4 ranked Georgia Bulldogs are set to face off this weekend in a three-game series starting Thursday night. The Cats are coming off a win against Morehead State and are...

Kentucky junior Zack Thompson pitches during the game against Canisius College on Friday, Mar. 1, 2019, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Cats open weekend series against Raiders with a win

Hailey Peters March 8, 2019

The Kentucky Wildcats baseball team opened its weekend series against the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders on Friday. With the combined strength of field defense, multiple home runs and strong pitching,...

University of Kentucky freshman Carson Coleman pitches during the game against Louisville on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Cats prepped for season opener in Kentucky Proud Park

Madison Dennis February 26, 2019

The Kentucky Wildcats and the Eastern Kentucky Colonels baseball teams are set to play in the new Kentucky Proud Park for the first time this season. The Wildcats are hoping to bounce back after a loss...

Sophomore pitcher Zack Thompson pitches in UKs game on March 10, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. UK won 11-6. Photo by Edward Justice | Staff

Kentucky baseball team swept by powerhouse Texas Tech

Hailey Peters February 24, 2019

The unranked Kentucky Wildcats baseball team played its second series on the road against the No. 3 Texas Tech Red Raiders, starting Friday. The series ended in the opposite way that the Cats’ opening...

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...

Junior Sean Hjelle watches from the dugout during the game against Florida on Saturday, April 21, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky won 3-1. Photo by Chase Phillips | Staff

SEC Tournament loss leaves UK waiting for NCAA Tournament bid

Charlee Schaefer May 22, 2018

In the UK baseball team’s seventh consecutive SEC Tournament appearance on Tuesday, the Cats fell short to the Auburn Tigers by a final score of 4-3 in extra innings. Coming into the game, the Tigers...

Pitcher Zach Haake pitches the ball during the game against WKU on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky won the game 4-3. Photo by Hunter Mitchell.

UK baseball takes first SEC series in nail-biter

Charlee Schaefer April 14, 2018

The No. 8 UK baseball team won its first SEC road series this weekend in Athens, Georgia, with a one-run win in the Saturday rubber match.The first two games of the series were offensive surges from both...

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