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Kentucky Sports Report (week of May 9)

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- With a 10-2 victory over No. 23 Auburn, Kentucky matched a single-season program
record with 36 overall wins on the season.
-  UK has earned the No. 6 overall seed in the SEC Tournament for the third straight season.
It marks the first time in school history UK has advanced to the conference tournament in three straight seasons.
- Seniors Meagan Aull, Samantha DeMartine and Megan Yocke combined for an 8-for-10 day at the plate with six runs scored and eight RBI in the win over the Tigers. Aull was a perfect 4-
for-4 with a career-high five RBI.
- Junior Brittany Cervantes became just the second player in a single-year to record 50 or more runs in a single season at UK.

- The baseball team completed a three-game week with a series against the No. 1 Vanderbilt
Commodores, opening the series with a 2-0 win before falling Saturday and Sunday with the
Dores claiming the hard-fought series.
- Kentucky rode the hot hand of pitching sensation Alex Meyer in the series opener vs.
Vanderbilt. He tossed his second complete game shutout of the year and his league-leading
fourth complete game of the season in a 2-0 blanking of the red-hot Dores. Meyer allowed
only five singles in the game and one walk, lifting UK to its first win over a No. 1-ranked foe
since the 2007 season. In the win, UK got a solo homer from Thomas McCarthy and added
an insurance run from Braden Kapteyn for the difference.
- In the next two games of the series, Vanderbilt posted wins to clinch the three-game set. In the Saturday game, Vandy rode the strong left-handed arm of 2010 Cape Cod League Pitcher
of the Year Grayson Garvin, to a 10-3 win to even the series. In the finale, UK owned a 3-2
lead before committing an error in the seventh inning to even up the game. VU then plated
three runs on five consecutive two-out hits in the top of the ninth inning to secure the series
for a 6-3 win.

Men's tennis
- The No. 10 UK men's tennis team will make its 22nd appearance in the NCAA Tournament
when it hosts the first and second rounds of the event May 13-14 at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex. This is the third consecutive year UK has hosted a regional. All of UK's NCAA appearances have come under Dennis Emery's direction. The 29th-year Wildcat mentor ranks second in the nation among active coaches in NCAA Championship appearances.
- UK enters the tournament after one of the best regular seasons in school history with a school-record 26 wins. The Wildcats are fresh off an appearance in the finals of the SEC
Tournament, marking their second finals appearance in school history and the first since
UK claimed the title in 1992.
- Senior Brad Cox and juniors Alex Musialek and Eric Quigley will compete in the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships after receiving at-large bids into the field. Quigley and Musialek will play in the singles tournament, while Cox and Quigley will team up in doubles. Cox is the first player in school history to play in the doubles championship all four seasons.

Track and field
- Colin Boevers, the reigning SEC champion in the discus throw, threw a season-best mark of
58.39m/191-07 to claim victory at the Billy Hayes Invitational. The season- and event-best
throw extends the seniors SEC-leading mark, ahead of Auburn freshman Stephen Saenz who
owns a season-long mark of 183-05.
- Mary Angell also won the discus throw with a long throw of 51.25m/168-02, which is just shy
of her career-best mark of 53.57m/175-09 set earlier this season at the Sea Ray Relays.
- Boevers grabbed a runner-up finish in the shot put with a career-long toss of 17.14m/56-
03.00, moving him up to sixth in the SEC. Boevers had thrown his previous career-best
mark of 16.91m /55-05.75 in Louisville, Ky., during the Kentuckiana Border Battler on April 9.
- Angell produced a career-best toss in the shot put as well with a mark of 15.36m/50-04.75 to finish in fifth position. Angell's toss moves her into fifth place on UK's all-time outdoor shot
put list, just behind current injured teammate Jennifer Svoboda, and seventh overall on the
current SEC rankings.

Women's golf
- The Kentucky women's golf team concluded its season Saturday with a 20th-place finish in the East regional of the NCAA Division I Women's Golf Championships held at the Legends
Course at LPGA International in Daytona Beach, Fla.
- Sophomore Ashleigh Albrecht led Kentucky with a final score of 9-over par to finish in a tie
for 44th place.
- Albrecht, a Murrieta, Calif., native, finished her season with eight rounds of par or better and
now has 12 career rounds of par or better, both UK program records.
- Albrecht's season scoring average of 75.36 is the second best in school history.
- In UK head coach Golda Johansson Borst's first year of coaching, the Cats finished with a team scoring average of 306.30, the second best score in UK history.

Upcoming schedule

Tuesday, May 10

Baseball hosts Indiana - 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 12
Softball vs. Tennessee (SEC Quarterfinals) - noon (Oxford, Miss.)
Track and field at SEC Championships (Athens, Ga.)

Friday, May 13
Men's tennis hosts Cleveland State - 3 p.m. (NCAA Tournament)
Softball vs. Florida/Auburn (Semifinals) - 3 p.m. (Oxford, Miss.)
Baseball hosts Georgia - 6:30 p.m.
Track and field at SEC Championships (Athens, Ga.)

Saturday, May 14
Men's tennis hosts Louisville/Cornell - 3 p.m. (NCAA Tournament)
Baseball hosts Georgia - 4:30 p.m.
Softball SEC Championship - 8 p.m. (Oxford, Miss.)
Track and field at SEC Championships (Athens, Ga.)
Baseball hosts Georgia - 1 p.m.
Track and field at SEC Championships (Athens, Ga.)

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