Category Archives: UK Sports

Wildcats Short-Circuited by Mississippi State Power Surge

UK Baseball hit Tex A&M hard - Photo by Chet White UK Athletics
UK Baseball hit Tex A&M hard – Photo by Chet White UK Athletics

Reigning SEC Player of the Week Brent Rooker hits three home runs  for Bulldogs

STARKVILLE, Miss. – A three-run first inning wasn’t enough to hold off a home run barrage by the reigning Southeastern Conference Player of the Week as No. 8 Kentucky fell 10-6 to No. 19 Mississippi State in front of 13,691 fans at Dudy Noble Field, the eighth-largest on-campus attendance in NCAA history. Continue reading Wildcats Short-Circuited by Mississippi State Power Surge

College Baseball – Kentucky Completes First Road Sweep Since 2008

UK Baseball hit Tex A&M hard - Photo by Chet White UK Athletics
UK Baseball hit Tex A&M hard – Photo by Chet White UK Athletics

Cats finish off sweep of Texas A&M team that was 80-15 at home since 2015

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Kentucky completed its first sweep of a ranked Southeastern Conference foe in five years with an 11-7 victory over Texas A&M in front of 4,472 fans at a sun-splashed Blue Bell Park on Sunday. It is the Wildcats’ first sweep of a true road series since knocking off Tennessee in 2008. Continue reading College Baseball – Kentucky Completes First Road Sweep Since 2008

Tennis – Sutjiadi and Adachi to Compete in ITA Indoor Championship Final for Second Consecutive Year

UK Tennis
UK Tennis

Doubles Draw | Live Streaming | Tournament Central

FLUSHING, N.Y. – Kentucky’s No. 1-ranked duo of senior Aldila Sutjiadi and junior Mami Adachi outlasted No. 12 Gabriela Knutson/Valeria Salazar from Syracuse at the USTA/ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships on Saturday afternoon. The Wildcats won the tiebreak, 6-3, 4-6, 1-0(8), to advance to finals match for the second consecutive year. Continue reading Tennis – Sutjiadi and Adachi to Compete in ITA Indoor Championship Final for Second Consecutive Year

Swimming/Diving – Kentucky Downs Northwestern and Southern Illinois, Falls to Missouri

UK Swim meet - Photo by Chet White
UK Swim meet – Photo by Chet White

Freshmen Asia Seidt and Glen Brown each posted two first-place finishes

Results | Friday Recap

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky swimming and diving teams wrapped up its two-day quad meet with Northwestern, Southern Illinois and Southeastern Conference foe Missouri inside Lancaster Aquatic Center on Saturday afternoon. The No. 18 men (4-3, 2-3 SEC) defeated SIU 313-56 and Northwestern 274-98. The No. 21 women (2-4, 1-3 SEC) also overcame the Salukis, 288-72, and Northwestern by a 246-107 margin. Although both squads kept it close, No. 20 Missouri captured a 202-170 win over men, and the No. 17 won 199-52 against the women. Continue reading Swimming/Diving – Kentucky Downs Northwestern and Southern Illinois, Falls to Missouri

Construction on New Baseball Stadium Set to Begin in February

New stadium located off Alumni Drive to open in fall 2018

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky Athletics Department will begin construction on a new baseball stadium in February, Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart announced at a press conference on Monday. Construction is expected to take 18-20 months, meaning the stadium will open in late fall 2018 in time for the 2019 UK baseball season. Continue reading Construction on New Baseball Stadium Set to Begin in February