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Kentucky Sports Report (week of May 2)

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- Kentucky has clinched a spot in the SEC Tournament for a school-record third consecutive
- UK had all five of its SEC games canceled last week due to weather-related incidents.
- The Blue and White wrap up regular-season action with a three-game series at home against Auburn. On Sunday, UK will host Senior Day for Meagan Aull, Samantha DeMartine, Annie Rowlands and Megan Yocke.

- The baseball team completed a four-game week, highlighted by a sweep-clinching win over rival Louisville, before falling in a series sweep at six-time NCAA Champion LSU.
- Kentucky posted a 7-1 win over Louisville on Tuesday, clinching a series sweep over the
Cardinals, the first sweep in the series since UK won two in 2006.
- UK fell 9-5 Thursday night as LSU plated eight runs in the eighth inning to erase a 5-1
UK lead and post the series-opening win. UK junior Alex Meyer turned in another dominating
outing, striking out 10 and allowing only four hits, with two hits going as infield hits. On Saturday, LSU used big innings to secure a 12-4 series-clinching win. In the series finale, LSU got a three-run inning in the first and rode a strong pitching outing from Ben Alsup and
closer Matty Ott to a 8-4 win. Senior Neiko Johnson had the best weekend of his injury-shortened year, collecting four hits in five at-bats, including three doubles and four RBI.
- Kentucky has been led offensively by junior Chad Wright, who has hit .331 with 11 doubles,
two triples, four homers and 29 RBI. Senior shortstop Taylor Black has added a .324
average with 13 doubles, two homers and 31 RBI, while third sacker Thomas McCarthy has
added a .311 average with an SEC-leading 16 doubles, four homers and 23 RBI.
- On the mound, Meyer (4-5, 3.32 ERA) has established himself as one of the top starting
pitchers in college baseball, making 11 starts on the weekends and tossing seven quality outings and three complete games. He leads the SEC with 91 strikeouts in 78.2 innings, allowing only 11 extra-base hits in his 61 hits allowed.

Men's tennis
- Four men's tennis players were named All-SEC performers, setting a new school record for honors in a season.
- Junior Eric Quigley was named to the first team, while senior Alberto Gonzalez and junior
Alex Musialek were named to the second team. Freshman Tom Jomby was named to the freshman team.
- The first-team honor is the second consecutive for Quigley, while Musialek has been named
second team in back-to-back seasons. The All-SEC honor is the first for Gonzalez.

Track and field
- Senior Keenan Hall captured the Kentucky school record in the triple jump with an event-winning leap of 15.72m/51-07.00, surpassing current teammate David Banks who set the previous school record of 51-05.50 in Columbus, Ohio, last season.
- Junior Keith Hayes finished second at the Drake Relays with a career-best time of 13.76
in the 110m hurdles, shooting him to second in the SEC and on UK's all-time list.
- Senior Sharif Webb collected the top spot among his collegiate competitors in the 800m
run with a time of 1:48.48. The senior was the only collegiate athlete to run in the final, finishing sixth.
- Six underclassmen recorded personal bests Sunday at the Payton Jordan Invitational, including sophomore Cally Macumber who moved up to No. 4 on UK's all-time 5,000m
run list with at time of 16:19.13.

Women's golf
- The women's golf team will begin play Thursday in Daytona Beach, Fla., in the East
Regional of the 2011 NCAA Women's Golf Championships.
- The Cats will field junior Ashlee Rose, sophomores Ashleigh Albrecht, Betsie Johnson and
Heather Lott, and freshman Liz Breed.
- Albrecht enters the East regional with the lowest scoring average on the team (75.40).

Upcoming schedule

Thursday, May 5
Women's golf at NCAA Regionals (Daytona Beach, Fla.)

Friday, May 6
Baseball hosts Vanderbilt - 6:30 p.m.
Softball hosts Auburn - 7 p.m.
Women's golf at NCAA Regionals (Daytona Beach, Fla.)
Track and field at Billy Hayes Invitational (Bloomington, Ind.)

Saturday, May 7
Softball hosts Auburn - 1 p.m.
Baseball hosts Vanderbilt - 6:30 p.m.
Women's golf at NCAA Regionals (Daytona Beach, Fla.)

Sunday, May 8
Softball hosts Auburn - 1 p.m.
Baseball hosts Vanderbilt - 1 p.m.

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