Men's golf - Four Wildcats finished in the top 20 to help the University of Kentucky men's golf team finish third at the Wolf Run Invitational with a total score of 30-over par, 882. Kentucky turned in a final round of 10-over par, 294 on Sunday to give the Wildcats their second top-five finish of the season. - Leading the way for Kentucky was a pair of seniors in Stephen Powers and Ben Stow. Powers and Stow finished in a tie for ninth at seven-over par, 220. Stow turned in an even-par round of 71, while Powers had a final round of four-over, 75. Junior David Snyder tied Stow for the low round of the day with an even-par, 71. Snyder finished tied for 13th place at eight-over par. Senior Cody Martin rounded the Wildcat performers in the top 20, tied for 16th at nine-over par. Martin turned a scorecard of seven-over par, 78 on the final 18 holes.
Women's golf - The Kentucky women's golf team completed its second tournament of the season over the weekend at the Mason Rudolph Championshp with a 10th place finish. The Wildcats finished at 35-over par as a team. - Senior Liz Breed led the way with a top 15 finish in a tie for 13th. Breed registered a three-day total of two-over par. She had eight birdies and an eagle through 54 holes. In two tournaments, Breed has two top 15 finishes.
Men's soccer - The Kentucky men's soccer team continued its grueling start to the 2013 season with the Gamecock Classic, hosted by South Carolina in Columbia, S.C. UK suffered a loss to Dartmouth on Friday night, 3-1, before a 2-0 loss to South Florida on Sunday afternoon. - The Wildcats have totaled seven goals in their first six games, surrendering eight tallies with a 1.33 goals-against average. UK has been led individually in scoring by sophomore midfielder Isak Krogstad, who has three goals and two assists. Senior Brad Doliner has been a rock for the Wildcats at nearly every position on the field, owning a goal and an assist. Freshmen Kaelon Fox and Charlie Reymann have a goal and an assist. Dynamic freshman midfielder Napo Matsoso has a goal, while ranking fourth on the team in minutes. Freshman Sam Miller has two assists, with sophomores Jacob Scearce and Bryan Celis sporting assists. Freshman center back Jordan Wilson has played every second of UK's season, with senior preseason All-America center back Steven Perinovic ranking second on the team in minutes played. - After its season-long road swing, Kentucky (2-4) will return to action on Sunday with its Conference USA opener, hosting No. 20 UAB at 1 p.m. ET at the UK Soccer Complex.
Women's soccer - No. 19 Kentucky pushed its season-long winning streak to seven matches on Friday night, knocking off the Auburn Tigers, 1-0 in Auburn, Ala. The win was UK's first win in an SEC road opener since the 2004 season. - Stuart Pope connected with Arin Gilliland for Pope's team-leading eighth goal of the season in the 27th minute to give UK the win. The goal for Pope was her sixth in the last seven matches since being moved up to an attacking center midfielder. - Arin Gilliland notched her eighth assist on Friday night, as she now leads the Wildcats, SEC and NCAA in assists in 2013. The MAC Herrmann Award finalist has scored 14 points so far this season. - Goalkeeper Kayla King recorded her fourth shutout of the season, as she made six saves in the net and kept a clean sheet. King dropped her GAA to a season-low .079. - Kentucky will next host Arkansas on Friday night, and Georgia on Sunday night as the SEC season continues. The match with Georgia will be a 6:00 p.m. ET kickoff and televised live on CSS.
Volleyball - Kentucky traveled to Lipscomb for a non-conference road tilt and came away with the most dominating performance of the season in a 3-0 sweep. UK's offense was spectacular with 40 kills on a .522 hitting clip, while the defense registered 11 blocks and limited the Bison to a mere .089 hitting percentage. - Sophomore setter Morgan Bergren led the Wildcats to their most complete offensive performance of the season with the season-high hitting percentage. The Blue and White committed just five errors as a unit in three sets of action. Bergren found seven different players for at least three or more kills. Bergren had six kills herself on a .556 hitting clip. She also contributed six digs and a trio of blocks in the win. - Senior middle blocker Alexandra Morgan registered a team-high six blocks for an average of 2.00 blocks per stanza in the win. Her presence at the net flustered the Bison into a .089 hitting percentage and the home team did not hit above .100 in two of three sets. She also contributed offensively with six kills on a dazzling .750 hitting percentage. - Kentucky will conclude non-conference action with a home contest vs. Morehead State on Monday at 7 p.m. ET, before opening up SEC action on the road in the state of Alabama beginning at Auburn on Friday.
Monday, Sept. 23 Volleyball vs. Morehead State - 7 p.m. Women's tennis at Amelia Island Women's Championship - All Day (Amelia Island, Fla.)
Tuesday, Sept. 24 Women's tennis at Amelia Island Women's Championship - All Day (Amelia Island, Fla.)
Wednesday, Sept. 25 Women's tennis at Amelia Island Women's Championship - All Day (Amelia Island, Fla.) Swimming & Diving at Georgia - 2 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 26 Women's tennis at Amelia Island Women's Championship - All Day (Amelia Island, Fla.)
Friday, Sept. 27 Women's tennis at Amelia Island Women's Championship - All Day (Amelia Island, Fla.) Women's soccer vs. Arkansas - 7:30 p.m. Volleyball at Auburn - 8 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 28 Women's tennis at Amelia Island Women's Championship - All Day (Amelia Island, Fla.) Football vs. Florida - 7 p.m. Cross Country at Cowboy Jamboree - TBA (Stillwater, Okla.) Women's tennis at ITA All-American - All Day (Pacific Palisades, Calif.)
Sunday, Sept. 29 Women's tennis at Amelia Island Women's Championship - All Day (Amelia Island, Fla.) Women's tennis at ITA All-American - All Day (Pacific Palisades, Calif.) Men's soccer vs. UAB - 1 p.m. Softball vs. Wright State - 2 p.m. (Dayton, Ohio) Volleyball at Alabama - 2:30 p.m. Softball at Dayton - 4 p.m. Women's soccer vs. Georgia - 6 p.m.
Football - The Kentucky football team fell to 1-2 on the season with a 27-13 setback to No. 7 Louisville Saturday at Commonwealth Stadium. The Wildcats will have a bye week before starting Southeastern Conference play Saturday, Sept. 28 at Commonwealth Stadium. - Kentucky rushed for 162 yards on 31 carries against Louisville, averaging 5.2 per attempt. The Wildcats have averaged at least five yards per rush in all three games this season. Freshman Jojo Kemp rushed five times for a career-high 80 yards, an average of 16 yards per carry. - Senior linebacker Avery Williamson led all players with 15 total tackles, including one for a loss. He has a streak of 22 consecutive games with at least three tackles. Defensive end Za'Darius Smith shared a quarterback sack among his three tackles against U of L. He has had a sack in all three games this season, which is the first time a Wildcat has earned a sack in three-straight games since Jeremy Jarmon in 2007. Women's soccer - The Kentucky women's soccer team went 2-0-0, sweeping the weekend for the third-straight week. The Wildcats picked up a 1-0 win at home over UTSA on Friday and knocked off No. 10 West Virginia, 4-2, on Sunday in Morgantown, W. Va., to record their sixth straight win. - Arin Gilliland scored seven points, netting two goals and adding three assists in the two matches. The junior scored 10 seconds into UK's 4-2 win over WVU and added another goal and two assists. For her efforts, she was named the SEC Offensive Player of the Week for the fourth time in her career. - The win over No. 10 West Virginia was Kentucky's first win over a top-10 team in the Jon Lipsitz era. - With Friday's shutout of UTSA, Kayla King has now recorded three shutouts on the season, and the Wildcats have held their opponents scoreless in four matches overall this year.
Volleyball - The Kentucky volleyball team improved to 6-3 on the season with a 2-1 week at home. The Wildcats defeated in-state rival Louisville on Tuesday before upsetting No. 4 Minnesota on Sunday, both by 3-2 scores. Friday, UK lost a 3-0 decision to Pepperdine. Senior Whitney Billings was named the SEC Offensive Player of the Week, while freshman Anni Thomasson was named the conference's Co-Freshman of the Week. - The win over the fourth-ranked Golden Gophers was the highest ranked opponent UK has defeated in the Skinner era, and the biggest victory since Kentucky defeated No. 3 Texas in 1993. The victory was capped by a dominating 15-8 fifth-set win. - Against Minnesota, Billings led the way offensively with 25 kills on a blistering .467 hitting percentage. The hitting mark was the highest in her career for a five-set match where she tallied 15 or more kills. She also picked up 12 digs for her 35th career double-double. Tuesday vs. Louisville, she tallied 11 digs in the win to become the sixth player in program history to amass 1,000 career kills and digs. - Thomasson began the week with a career-high 13 kills and a career-best 16 digs in the win over Louisville. She continued her streak of 10-or more digs with 10 scoops in a loss to Pepperdine. In the upset victory over the Golden Gophers, she registered her fourth double-double in the last five matches with 10 kills and 10 digs and a pair of blocks.
Men's soccer - The Kentucky men's soccer team concluded its one-game week with a 2-1 loss on Saturday night at Xavier in a rematch of the 2012 first-round of the NCAA Tournament. UK will return to action on Friday with the Gamecock Classic, hosted by South Carolina, facing off with traditional powers Dartmouth and South Florida on Sunday. - Kentucky (2-2) battled the Musketeers in a rematch of the first-round of the 2012 NCAA Tournament Saturday in Cincinnati. After allowing a goal in the third minute, UK fought back on the strength of freshman Kaelon Fox's first career goal on an assist from freshman Charlie Reymann. Xavier, a team that has advanced to three straight NCAA Tournaments, netted the game-winning tally in the 69th minute. - The Wildcats have netted six goals in their first four games, surrendering three goals and owning a 61-30 advantage in shots and a 20-12 mark in corner kicks. UK has been led offensively by sophomore midfielder Isak Krogstad, who has two goals and two assists. Senior Brad Doliner has a goal and an assist, with Fox and Reymann each sporting a goal and an assist. Freshman Napo Matsoso has a goal, with freshman Sam Miller notching two assists. Sophomores Jacob Scearce and Bryan Celis each have assists. In goal, sophomore Callum Irving has two shutouts in his two starts, with senior co-captain Jack Van Arsdale owning a 1.50 goals-against average in his two starts, with four saves.
Women's golf - The Kentucky women's golf team opened the 2013-14 season with a team title, individual title and individual runner-up at the "MO"Morial Invitational. The win marked the third team title under head coach Golda Johansson Borst. The Wildcats placed three individuals in the top 10 en route to winning the tournament by an astounding 11 strokes. UK finished the three-day tournament at eight-over par, while the second-place team, Virginia, finished at 19-over. UK clinched the title with a final round score of two-under par 286, which is the third-lowest round in program history. - Freshman Haley Mills and sophomore Sarah Harris led the way as the two finished first and tied for second, respectively. Playing in her first collegiate tournament, Mills brought home the individual title at three-under par. She was the only participant to finish the "MO" under par. - Harris tied for second at one-over par to tie a career-best finish. Rounding out the top 10 was senior Liz Breed who tied for seventh at four-over par. UK returns to the course Sept. 20-22 when the Wildcats head to Franklin, Tenn., for the Mason Rudolph Championship.
Cross country - Cally Macumber won Kentucky's first home cross country meet since the 2007 SEC Championships on Saturday at Masterson Station Park. The senior was named the USTFCCCA National Athlete of the Week. - Macumber was quickly followed by fellow-senior Allison Peare who impressed in her first-ever home collegiate meet with a third-place time of 17:11.08. - The UK women placed third in the team competition. - Adam Kahleifeh also enjoyed his first home cross country meet as a Wildcat, placing eighth. - The UK men's team placed fourth in the team competition with 111 points. - Kentucky will return to competition on Sept. 28, 2013 for the Oklahoma State Cowboy Jamboree in Stillwater, Okla.
Friday, Sept. 20 Men's soccer vs. Dartmouth - 4:30 p.m. (Columbia, S.C.) Women's soccer at Auburn - 8 p.m. Women's golf at Mason Rudolph Championship - All Day (Franklin, Tenn.)
Saturday, Sept. 21 Volleyball at Lipscomb - 3 p.m. Men's golf at Wolf Run Invitational - All Day (Zionsville, Ind.) Women's golf at Mason Rudolph Championship - All Day (Franklin, Tenn.)
Sunday, Sept. 22 Men's soccer vs. USF - 11 a.m. (Columbia, S.C.) Men's golf at Wolf Run Invitational - All Day (Zionsville, Ind.) Women's golf at Mason Rudolph Championship - All Day (Franklin, Tenn.)
Football - The Kentucky football team earned its first win of the season and first in the Mark Stoops era on Saturday by defeating the Miami (Ohio) RedHawks 41-7 at Commonwealth Stadium. The Wildcats scored 24 points in the first quarter - the most points a UK team has ever scored in a quarter - to take control of the game. - The Kentucky offense had 675 yards of total offense in the game, which is the third-most total offense in program history and most since 1998. Sophomore quarterbacks Maxwell Smith and Jalen Whitlow both played well with Smith throwing for 310 yards and three touchdowns, while Whitlow threw for 103 yards and rushed for 48 yards and a touchdown. Newcomer Javess Blue lead UK in receiving yards, while true freshman Jojo Kemp paced UK in rushing yards. - The UK defense limited Miami (Ohio) to 122 yards of total offense, which is the fourth-lowest total a UK opponent has gained in the last 25 years. Overall, Kentucky recorded five sacks and seven tackles for loss with junior defensive end Za'Darius Smith earning three sacks, which was the most by a UK player since 2003. Alvin "Bud" Dupree led UK with seven tackles a sack and two tackles for loss.
Women's soccer - Kentucky went 2-0-0 on the weekend, striking for wins against in-state foe Louisville (2-0) and Dayton (2-1) to pick up its fourth-straight win, and second-straight weekend sweep. - The Wildcats knocked off Louisville for the third-straight season, 2-0 on Friday night, as UK got goals from Stuart Pope in the 51st minute and Arin Gilliland in the 85th on a penalty kick. The win marks the third-straight time UK has shutout Louisville and head coach Jon Lipsitz improves to 4-1-0 all-time against the Cardinals. - Kentucky capped off its second-straight weekend sweep on Sunday, striking for two first-half goals and an extra in the second half to tally the 3-1 win over the Dayton Flyers. UK got goals from Alex Carter, Zoe Swift and Stuart Pope. The goal for Pope was the fourth-straight game that she has scored in, as she has five goals in the last four games. - Goalkeeper Kayla King, combined with freshman Ayanna Parker, have now gone the last 510 minutes only allowing two goals, a stretch spanning over five games. - UK next plays the USTA RoadRunners at the UK Soccer Complex at 7:30 p.m. ET in Lexington. The Wildcats will then travel to top-10 ranked West Virginia on Sunday afternoon at 1:00 p.m. ET in Morgantown, W. Va. Volleyball - The Kentucky volleyball team earned a 3-0 start to its home schedule in 2013 by claiming the eighth-annual Kentucky Classic with wins over VCU, Liberty and East Tennessee State. Junior Jackie Napper was named MVP of the tournament and was joined on the All-Tournament team by sophomore setter Morgan Bergren and freshman outside hitter Anni Thomasson. - Napper averaged 3.91 digs and 1.64 assists per set in the three victories. She logged a season-high 19 digs in a win over VCU, while narrowly becoming the first defensive player to earn a double-double in school history with nine assists in the match. - Bergren averaged 1.82 kills, 1.73 digs and 9.55 assists per set in the three wins. She posted seven digs, 36 assists and nine digs in a five-set win over VCU. The eight kills in a win over ETSU marked the most for a UK setter since Sarah Rumely had 10 in the only triple-double ever recorded in school history in 2007. - Thomasson had a breakout weekend for the Wildcats. After playing exclusively in the back row in the win over VCU, Thomasson was inserted into the starting lineup for the full six-rotations against Liberty. She delivered with her first career double-double with a career-high 12 kills on a .435 hitting clip and 13 digs.
Men's soccer - The Kentucky men's soccer team completed a two-game week with a 4-0 win over IPFW on Sunday, setting a program record with 35 shots in the rout of the Mastodons. UK will return to action with a rematch of the 2012 NCAA Tournament on Saturday, traveling to Xavier for a 7 p.m. ET kickoff. - Kentucky (2-1-0) suffered its first loss of the year in the road opener, falling 1-0 to a strong ETSU team in front of 1,052 fans in Johnson City, Tenn. The Wildcats bounced back with an offensive explosion on Sunday afternoon, pounding out a school-record 35 shots and scoring four goals, with each coming in the second half. UK got a two-goal game from Isak Krogstad, who also added an assist. Sophomore goalkeeper Callum Irving worked his second shutout of the year and the third clean sheet in his five-start UK career. - The Wildcats have netted five goals in its first three games, allowing just one tally, coming in the setback at ETSU. UK has been led by Krogstad, who has two goals and two assists, with senior Brad Doliner owning a goal and one assist. Freshmen Napo Matsoso and Charlie Reymann also have goals, with Sam Miller adding two assists and Jacob Scearce and Kaleon Fox each notching an assist. In goal, Irving has saved one shot in his 180 minutes, with senior Jack Van Arsdale sporting a 1.00 goals-against average in his 90 minutes.
Men's golf - The Kentucky men's golf team opened the 2013-14 season at the Northern Intercollegiate this past weekend with a fifth-place finish. Playing as an individual, David Snyder was the top finisher as he tied for ninth at one-over par for the weekend. Seniors Stephen Powers and Ben Stow each placed in the top 20 in a tie for 12th and a tie for 20th, respectively. - Snyder recorded the lowest round of the weekend for Kentucky with a five-under par 67 on Friday in the first round. The junior from Somerset, Ky., finished with 11 birdies and an eagle for the weekend.
Wednesday, Sept. 11 Women's golf at "MO"Morial Invitational - All day (Bryan, Texas)
Women's soccer - Kentucky went 2-0-0 this weekend, upping its season record to 2-1-1, as the Wildcats are unbeaten in their last three matches. Kentucky outshot their two opponents 55-9 in the two matches, and outscored their opponents, 9-1. - Freshman Zoe Swift recorded the first hat trick at UK since 2006 on Friday night, as the freshman from Naperville, Ill., scored three times, and assisted on a goal earlier in the game for a seven-point match. In Sunday's match at Toledo, Swift scored the game-winning goal in the 57th minute, lifting her weekend's point total to 10. - The Wildcats are next back in action Friday night for a fixture with cross-state rival Louisville at the UK Soccer Complex, and a Sunday affair with the Dayton Flyers.
Football - The Kentucky football team started its season on Saturday at LP Field in Nashville with a 35-26 loss to WKU. Kentucky had 11 players make their first career starts in the WKU game (five on offense, six on defense), which is a school record for most first-time starters in a game, according to records kept back to the 1993 season. - The Wildcat offense recorded 216 yards rushing and 203 yards receiving in the game Saturday, marking the first time a UK offense had posted over 200 yards rushing and receiving in the same game since the 2010 season. Quarterback Jalen Whitlow rushed for a touchdown en route to a career-high 75 rushing yards, while quarterback Maxwell Smith threw a 34-yard touchdown pass to Demarco Robinson. - Robinson had a great game with 197 all-purpose yards, while running back Raymond Sanders led UK in rushing yards with 98. Running back Jonathan George rushed for a touchdown, the seventh of his career.
Volleyball - The Kentucky volleyball team went 1-2 in a tough opening weekend of competition in Long Beach, Calif. UK took on opponents either ranked (No. 18- Florida State) or receiving votes (Illinois, Long Beach State) in the preseason poll. UK came away with a sweep on the home floor of the host Long Beach State 49ers. - Senior Whitney Billings put together one of the best weekends of her career as she logged a double-double effort in all three matches. She notched a career-high 26 kills in a five-set loss to Illinois. The total also ranked as the highest five-set total in the 25-point rally scoring era. Furthermore, the senior became the 14th player in school history to amass more than 1,000 career kills with 49 this weekend. - Billings and sophomore setter Morgan Bergren were named to the All-Tournament team. Bergren passed out a career-high 50 assists in the loss to Illinois and then directed UK to a .371 hitting percentage in the win over the 49ers. - Sophomore Shelby Workman had a career-best 13 kills in the win over Long Beach State, while senior Alexandra Morgan added a season-high 11 kills on .647 hitting to lead the way in the victory. - Kentucky returns home to host the Kentucky Classic beginning on Friday. VCU, East Tennessee State and Liberty join the Wildcats in the field.
Men's soccer - The Kentucky men's soccer team opened the 2013 season with a 1-0 win over Georgia State at the UK Soccer Complex on Sunday afternoon. Senior Brad Doliner notched his first career goal in the 86th minute to give UK the win in the season-opener. Sophomore Callum Irving recorded his second-career clean sheet in the start at goalkeeper. - Kentucky will travel to Johnson City, Tenn., to face off with ETSU on Thursday, Sept. 5, at 7 p.m. ET. UK will then host IPFW at the UK Soccer Complex on Sunday, Sept. 8, at 12 p.m. ET.
Cross country - Kentucky cross country opened the season Friday at the Belmont Opener in Nashville, where the men defeated Vanderbilt, but lost to Tennessee and the women defeated Tennessee but dropped the dual to Vandy. - The UK women's team was led by Callie Macumber who finished ninth with a time of 18:26.95. Allison Peare was 13th with a time of 18:36.44, and Anna Bostrom placed 16th with a time of 18:46.36. Macumber, Peare and Bostrom were all All-Southeast Region selections in 2012. - The Wildcats were led by Matt Hillenbrand's fifth place finish (15:52.75) on the men's side. Hillenbrand covered the Percy Warner Park course in 15:52.75 to earn a top-4 finishing spot. Sophomore transfer Zack Beavin was the No. 2 Wildcat finisher, as he placed 14th with a time of 16:14.66. - Kentucky's next meet will be the program's first home meet in more than a decade. The Bluegrass Cross Country Invitational will be held at Masterson Station Park on Saturday, Sept. 14 at 9:30 a.m. ET.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 5 Men's soccer at East Tennessee State - 7:00 p.m.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 6 Men's golf at Northern Intercollegiate - All day (Sugar Grove, Ill.) Volleyball hosts VCU - 7:00 p.m. Women's soccer hosts Louisville - 7:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 7 Men's golf at Northern Intercollegiate - All day (Sugar Grove, Ill.) Volleyball hosts Liberty - 11:00 a.m. Football hosts Miami (Ohio) - 12:00 p.m. Volleyball hosts East Tennessee State - TBA
SUNDAY, SEPT. 8 Men's golf at Northern Intercollegiate - All day (Sugar Grove, Ill.) Men's soccer hosts IPFW - 12:00 p.m. Women's soccer hosts Dayton - 2:30 p.m.
Softball - For the fifth consecutive season the University of Kentucky softball team has received an at-large bid into the NCAA Tournament with the selection committee naming Kentucky as the No. 12 national seed and one of 16 regional host locations for the first time in program history. - This is the fifth NCAA Tournament appearance in school history for Kentucky, who made its first showing in the tournament in 2009. The Wildcats hosted a NCAA Super Regional in 2011, dropping a best-of-three set to highly ranked Cal. All-time, UK is 8-8 in the NCAA Tournament. All tournament appearances have come under head coach Rachel Lawson. UK is one of 23 schools nationally to advance to five straight NCAA Tournaments. - Kentucky has earned 38 wins this season - the second most in school history - against some of the best teams in the nation, posting a 13-11 record in SEC action. Before falling in the first round of the SEC Tournament last week, Lawson and Co., had a historic weekend in Tuscaloosa, Ala., taking two of three games from top-10 ranked and defending national champion Alabama. The wins in Tuscaloosa were the first in school history for UK and its first-ever series win against the Tide.
Men's tennis - Kentucky advanced to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament for the fourth-straight season, a program first. UK collected wins over Western Michigan (4-0) and No. 41 Virginia Tech (4-1) to book its spot in Champaign, Ill. - Kentucky won the doubles point for the third straight match as the newly-formed tandem of Juan Pablo Murra and Anthony Rossi went 2-0 on the weekend with an 8-1 win on Friday and an 8-3 victory on Saturday afternoon. - Kentucky will take on the Duke Blue Devils, ranked No. 9 in the country, in the Sweet 16 on Thursday, May 16 at 8:00 p.m. ET. The match against the Blue Devils will be the Wildcats unprecedented 11th contest this season against teams that currently comprise the ITA top 10.
Track and field - Both the UK men's and women's teams finished seventh overall with 46 points each at the SEC Outdoor Championships. - The women's team earned its highest finish and point total since 2009 (sixth and 56th). - The Wildcat men's team had its highest finish and point total since 2011 (seventh and 54th). - Kentucky finished the 2013 SEC Championships with eight medals, two gold, three silver and three bronze. - Chelsea Oswald became the first ever Wildcat to win at both 5,000 and 10,000 meters at the same SEC Championships. - Andrew Evans, Raymond Dykstra and Matt Hillenbrand all earned silver medals in the discus, javelin and 1,500 meters respectively.
Baseball - The Kentucky baseball team completed a grueling stretch of 14 of 16 games against ranked foes with a three-game series sweep at the hands of No. 1 Vanderbilt. The Wildcats picked up a midweek win over Wright State, before falling in the three-game set at the hands of the record-breaking Dores. - The Wildcats picked up a 4-1 midweek win over Wright State on Tuesday behind a strong start from senior Jerad Grundy, in his midweek debut, and a three-hit game from freshman Kyle Barrett. - UK has been led at the plate by Barrett, who owns a .351 mark with four doubles, one triple, 14 RBI and four steals. - On the mound, UK has used the weekend rotation of Reed (2-7, 3.81 ERA), freshman righthander Kyle Cody (3-3, 4.82 ERA) and Littrell (5-5, 3.92 ERA) for two consecutive weeks. Grundy (6-5, 5.02 ERA) has also made 12 starts with 71.2 innings and 58 strikeouts.
Women's golf - The women's golf team wrapped up its season at the NCAA East Regional last week at the Auburn University Club, May 9-11. UK finished in 12th place in the 24-team regional, shooting 33-over-par for the tournament. - With the top-eight teams from the regional advancing to the NCAA Championships, the Wildcats' 12th place finish concluded their season but was their highest finish at the regionals in head coach Golda Borst's three-year tenure. Cylia Damerau, Sarah Harris and Betsie Johnson all tied for 60th at 9-over-par. - Kentucky broke the single-season record with a team stroke average of 301.1, shattering the previous school-record of 304.73 set last season. - Senior Ashleigh Albrecht wrapped up her career as one of the most decorative women's golfers in UK history. Her season stroke average of 75.07 was the lowest all-time at Kentucky, surpassing Mallory Blackwelder's mark of 75.34 set during the 2007-08 campaign. She also tied her own record with eight par or better rounds in 2012-13 and finished her career with the most par or better rounds in school history with 26.
Tuesday, May 14 Baseball hosts Indiana - 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 16 Baseball at Missouri - 7:00 p.m. Men's tennis vs. Duke - 8:00 p.m. (Champaign, Ill.) Men's golf at NCAA Regionals (Fayetteville, Ark.)
Friday, May 17 Baseball at Missouri - 7:00 p.m. Softball hosts Marshall - 7:30 p.m. (NCAA Tournament) Men's tennis vs. UCLA/Vanderbilt (Champaign, Ill.) Men's golf at NCAA Regionals (Fayetteville, Ark.)
Saturday, May 18 Softball hosts Notre Dame/Michigan - 1:00 p.m. (NCAA Tournament) Baseball at Missouri - 7:00 p.m. Softball if necessary game - 3:30 p.m. (NCAA Tournament) Softball if necessary game - 6:00 p.m. (NCAA Tournament) Men's golf at NCAA Regionals (Fayetteville, Ark.) Men's tennis at NCAA Tournament (Champaign, Ill.)
Sunday, May 19 Softball championship series - 1:00 p.m. (NCAA Tournament) Softball if necessary game - 3:30 p.m. (NCAA Tournament) Men's tennis at NCAA Tournament (Champaign, Ill.)
Baseball - Kentucky completed a three-game week with a three-game series against No. 14 Arkansas, part of a stretch of 14 of 16 games against ranked foes. The Wildcats fell in the first two games of the series before claiming the series finale on a walk-off single in the ninth inning. - The Wildcats will return to their grueling schedule over the week, stepping out of nonleague play for a Tuesday game vs. Wright State at 6:30 p.m. ET at Cliff Hagan Stadium. UK will then welcome No. 1 Vanderbilt to Lexington, with the Commodores off to the best start in the storied history of the SEC, sporting a staggering 21-2 record in league action. - UK has hit .256 as a team in 2013, with a .362 on-base and a .366 slugging percentage. UK has belted 30 homers and stolen 51 bases in 2013, also owning a 3.36 ERA on the mound. The Wildcats have been led offensively by freshman outfielder Kyle Barrett, who has hit .345 with four doubles, one triple, 12 RBI and four steals.
Softball - The Kentucky softball team recently completed one of the most successful weekends in school history, taking two of three games against No. 7 Alabama - the defending national championships - in Tuscaloosa. The series win was the first for Kentucky against the Tide in school history and also marked the first time UK had won in Tuscaloosa. - The wins moved UK to 13-11 in SEC play, earning the No. 7 seed in the SEC Tournament. UK has now posted three straight winning conference seasons under sixth-year head coach Rachel Lawson, advancing to five straight SEC Tournaments. The two wins over Alabama give UK nine against ranked foes this season and 40 against ranked foes under Lawson, including 24 against top-10 teams. - Freshman pitcher Kelsey Nunley led Kentucky over the weekend, winning both games she started, throwing 15 innings, allowing only four earned runs with 11 strikeouts and a 1.87 ERA. Nunley shutout the Tide Saturday, marking the first time a pitcher had shutout Alabama at home since 2010. Fellow freshman Nikki Sagermann went 3-for-5 in the series finale with a school-record tying six RBI. Sagermann blasted a three-run home run in the eighth inning, giving Kentucky the win.
Track and field - Matt Hillenbrand finished as top collegiate finisher in the IU Billy Hayes Invitational 1,500 meters on Friday. - Hillenbrand ran a personal best time 3:44.66. - Adam Kahleifeh finished the same race fifth in 3:45.99. - Hillenbrand's time is second-fastest in the SEC this season. - Kahleifeh's time ranks No. 8 in the conference. - Keffri Neal posted No. 3 SEC time over 1,500 meters at the Stanford Invitational earlier this season. - Friday's race was Kentucky's final tune-up for the SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships, which begin Thursday, May 9. - The conference championships will be held at the Audrey J. Walton Track Stadium at the University of Missouri in Columbia from May 9-12. - Kentucky will enter the SEC Championships defending one individual championship, as Andrew Evans claimed the event title last season in Baton Rouge, La. Upcoming schedule
Tuesday, May 7 Baseball def. Wright State, 4-1
Wednesday, May 8 Softball hosts South Carolina - 6:30 p.m. (SEC Tournament)
Thursday, May 9 Track at SEC Championships - 12:30 p.m. (Columbia, Mo.) Softball hosts Tennessee - 4:00 p.m. (SEC Tournament) Women's golf at NCAA Regionals (Auburn, Ala.)
Baseball - The No. 24 Kentucky Wildcats completed a season-long seven-game road trip with a four-game week, including an 18-inning game at Western Kentucky on Tuesday and a historic series win at No. 16 Ole Miss during the weekend. UK will break for finals during the week and return to action on Friday in hosting preseason top-ranked Arkansas, currently tabbed as high as No. 14, in a three-game series. - After an 11-5 loss on Friday, the Wildcats posted a comeback 5-4 win on Saturday to claim the series against the Rebels, behind Corey Littrell's 20th career win. It marked UK's third all-time series win in Oxford and its first since 2007, also winning in 2001. - The Wildcats have been led offensively in average by freshman right fielder Kyle Barrett, who has hit .347 with four doubles, one triple, 11 RBI and four steals in 2013. All-America two-way start A.J. Reed leads all NCAA sophomores in homers and RBI, batting .310 with eight doubles, two triples, 10 homers and 40 RBI.
Softball - The No. 19 Kentucky softball team posted two wins over the week, defeating No. 7 Louisville and No. 11 Missouri to increase its win total to 36. The week started with Kentucky taking down in-state foe and highly ranked Louisville 2-1 in a thrilling seven-inning battle. Junior Lauren Cumbess was the hero in the game with a walkoff RBI single in the bottom of the seventh inning to win the game. Freshman Kelsey Nunley earned the win in the circle, throwing a complete game and allowing only one run. - Over the weekend, UK went 1-2 against Missouri, earning the win Saturday after a hard-fought nine-inning loss on Friday. Kentucky's win on Saturday against Missouri was its seventh over a ranked foe this season and 38th all-time under Lawson. The Wildcats started the year with a win over then-No. 3 Cal while it also has wins over then-No. 3 Florida, No. 7 Louisville, then-No. 16 Washington, then-No. 20 Stanford and then-No. 25 North Carolina. - Nunley earned the win Saturday in the circle, throwing a complete game and allowing two runs. For the week, Nunley was 2-1 with a 1.50 ERA, striking out 16 in 23.1 innings pitched. Offensively, senior Alice O'Brien and junior Ginny Carroll paced UK. O'Brien had a double and home run on the week, while Carroll had two doubles and two RBI.
Track and field - Michelle Canterna raised the UK pole vault record 3.96 meters / 12'11.75" en route to the Miami RedHawk Invitational on Saturday. - UK competitors also competed at the Penn Relays and Triton Invitational last weekend. - 2012 SEC Discus Champion Andrew Evans threw a collegiate-best 60.12M / 197'03" to place 9th in his signature event at the Triton Invitational. - The Kentucky women's team moved up 17 spots to No. 24 in last week's national rankings. - Kentucky appeared in the outdoor top-25 for the first time since checking in at No. 21 in the 2010 preseason poll. - A three-day total of 111,284 fans watched the Kentucky Wildcats compete at the 2013 Penn Relays.
Friday, May 3 Track and field at Billy Hayes Invitational - 3:00 p.m. (Bloomington, Ind.) Baseball hosts Arkansas - 6:30 p.m. Softball at Alabama - 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 4 Softball at Alabama - 3:00 p.m. Baseball hosts Arkansas - 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 5 Baseball hosts Arkansas - 1:00 p.m. Softball at Alabama - 2:30 p.m.
Baseball - Kentucky continued a grueling stretch with 14-of-16 ranked opponents with a four-game week, with No. 8 Louisville earning a midweek win and No. 14 South Carolina sweeping the Wildcats in Columbia over the weekend. - Sophomore two-way standout A.J. Reed smashed his team-high 10th homer of the year on Saturday, as a part of a 4-12 weekend at the plate. - Junior lefty Corey Litrell tossed his seventh quality start of the year and 21st of his illustrious career on Sunday, allowing three earned runs in 7.2 innings. - Freshman catcher George Fettes belted his first homer of his career on Saturday afternoon over the left-field wall that helped UK rally to take the lead before falling to the Gamecocks.
Softball - The Kentucky softball team is coming off a 3-2 week where it swept a doubleheader at Middle Tennessee State before earning a win at Arkansas in a three-game set. UK defeated MTSU 7-4 in game one before a 13-1 triumph in game two. - Home runs led UK in game two over MTSU as the Wildcats blasted five home runs to break the school record for most homers in a game. Sophomore catcher Griffin Joiner started the home run assault, blasting a leadoff shot in the second inning before junior infielder Krystal Smith hit a two-run homer later that inning. Junior pitcher/infielder Lauren Cumbess hit a two-run home run in the third inning before freshman infielder Ansley Smith hit consecutive two-run round trippers in the third and fourth innings to tie and break the school record. In all, the Wildcats posted 15 hits in the game, including three doubles and 12 RBI. - Cumbess has been the offensive leader for UK, hitting safely in 13 of her last 14 games with an extra-base hit in nine of those 14 games. For the season, Cumbess leads the team with a .359 (56-for-156) average, including 12 doubles, 11 homers and 37 RBI. Freshman Kelsey Nunley is 20-6 on the year in the circle with a 2.08 ERA. Cumbess is second on the team with a 3.52 ERA and a 10-5 record.
Men's tennis - Kentucky advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2013 SEC Tournament, knocking off No. 9 Mississippi State in the second round, 4-2. - The Wildcats bowed out in the quarterfinals after dropping a tight match with number one overall seed, and No. 2 Georgia, 4-3. Anthony Rossi defeated No. 6 KU Singh 7-6, 6-3 in his second win of the year over a top-10 player. - The NCAA Selection Show is Tuesday, April 30 at 5:00 p.m. ET on NCAAsports.com. Women's tennis - The Kentucky women's tennis team lost 4-2 in its opening round match vs. LSU at the Southeastern Conference Tournament. - Junior Caitlin McGraw and freshman Nadia Ravita won the No. 1 doubles match 8-0. - Ranked 22nd, Ravita recorded another singles win, defeating Kaitlin Burns 7-5, 6-3 in the No. 1 singles slot. - McGraw also recorded a singles win for UK, taking court four 7-5, 7-6 (3).
Women's golf - The women's golf team recorded its best finish at the SEC Championships in 20 years as it placed tied for fifth, shooting 58-over-par for the tournament at the Greystone Golf and Country Club in Birmingham, Ala. - Freshman Sarah Harris was the highlight of the tournament for the Wildcats, finishing a career-best second place at 9-over-par for the event. Harris, who was tied for the individual lead after day one, was tied for fifth coming into Sunday before a 4-over-par, 76 catapulted her into second overall. The second place individual finish was also the highest this season for Kentucky. - Junior Liz Breed, who was nearly as impressive as Harris over the weekend, recorded a career-high finish tying for sixth overall at 11-over-par. The Waynesboro, Pa., native came into Sunday tied for fifth before falling just one slot after a 6-over-par, 78 final round.
Men's golf - The UK men's golf team finished in 13th place at the SEC Championships last weekend, shooting 50-over-par for the tournament at the Seaside Course in St. Simmons Island, Ga. - Junior Ben Stow was the high finisher for the Wildcats, placing tied for 12th at 5-over-par. The Salisbury, England native was even par through the first round before posting 2-over in round two and 3-over in the final 18.
Track and field - Kentucky opened the new UK Outdoor Track and Field Facility with the inaugural collegiate Heart of the Bluegrass Classic on Saturday. - UK won all but one of the 29 events the team entered at the inaugural collegiate Heart of the Bluegrass Classic on Saturday. - Cally Macumber and Michelle Canterna set the school records in their respective events. - Macumber's mile time of 4:37.75 also set the facility record. - Canterna cleared the new outdoor school record vault height at 3.87 meter /12'08.25". - Keith Hayes won all four of the events he entered, including two relays. - Rebecca Famurewa won three throws events, including a PR in the hammer throw.
Tuesday, April 23 Baseball at Western Kentucky - 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, April 24 Softball hosts Louisville - 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 25 Track and field at Penn Relays - 10:00 a.m. (Philadelphia, Pa.) Baseball at Ole Miss - 7:30 p.m.
Friday, April 26 Track and field at Penn Relays - 9:00 a.m. (Philadelphia, Pa.) Track and field at Triton Invitational - 1:00 p.m. (San Diego, Calif.) Softball hosts Missouri - 5:00 p.m. Baseball at Ole Miss - 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 27 Track and field at Penn Relays - 12:55 p.m. (Philadelphia, Pa.) Track and field at Triton Invitational - 1:00 p.m. (San Diego, Calif.) Softball hosts Missouri- 1:00 p.m. Baseball at Ole Miss - 3:15 p.m. Track and field at Miami University RedHawk Invitational (Miami, Ohio)
Sunday, April 28 Softball hosts Missouri - 1:00 p.m. Track and field at Payton Jordan Invitational - 4:00 p.m. (Palo Alto, Calif.)
Baseball - Kentucky baseball picked up a 6-3 win over Austin Peay on Tuesday, behind five strong innings from freshman righthander Kyle Cody and a two-hit performance from freshman outfielder Kyle Barrett. - Kyle Barrett shined once again on Friday going 3-5 and plating the game-tying RBI in the series-opening comeback win over Tennessee. - After a quality start that led the Wildcats to victory on Friday night, A.J. Reed crushed his team-leading ninth homer of the year in UK's heartbreaking 10-9 loss to Tennessee on Saturday afternoon. - Junior closer Trevor Gott added two more saves during the week, improving his total to nine on the year and program-record 20 in his career. Gott's ERA is now an impressive 0.95 with a 4-0 record, while fanning 24 in 19.0 IP.
Softball - The Kentucky softball team wrapped up one of its most historic weeks in school history last week with several records broken. The first was sixth-year head coach Rachel Lawson becoming the winningest head coach in school history with her 182nd career win. That honor came a few days before UK upset No. 3 Florida on the same day it named its new $9.5 million stadium after longtime administrator John Cropp. Overall, UK went 4-2 on the week with wins over Florida, Marshall and two against EKU. - Freshman pitcher Kelsey Nunley earned the win in the upset over UF, becoming the first player in school history to win 20 games in a season, surpassing former stars Chanda Bell and Keary Camunas. Nunley went 3-0 on the week with a 1.64 ERA, while junior Lauren Cumbess also earned a win in the circle. - Cumbess was the star for UK at the plate, going 10-for-22 throughout the week with four doubles, three homers and seven RBI. Cumbess is riding a nine-game hitting streak - a career long - posting an extra-base hit in eight of those nine games. Senior Alice O'Brien went 8-for-19 on the week with a double, home run and four RBI, while freshmen Maisie Steed and Nikki Sagermann also had home runs.
Men's tennis - The University of Kentucky men's tennis team has earned the No. 8 overall seed in this week's Southeastern Conference Tournament, it was announced on Sunday night. - UK will face the No. 9 overall seed, Mississippi State on Thursday at 6:00 p.m. CT. The Wildcats and Mississippi State have faced off two times this season already, with UK winning both prior matches. - The first match saw Kentucky sweep MSU 4-0 at the ITA National Indoor Championships in Seattle, Wash., in the Sweet 16. Kentucky lost the doubles point and rallied to win four of six singles matches in the second meeting of the season in Starkville. Women's tennis - The Kentucky women's tennis team upset No. 27 South Carolina 4-3 on Sunday at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex. - Junior Caitlin McGraw clinched the match for Kentucky with a 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 win on court five. - Kentucky won the doubles point, winning two of three doubles matches as Khristina Blajkevitch and Jessica Stiles clinched the point by winning three consecutive games to win the No. 3 doubles match 9-7. - Freshman Nadia Ravita defeated another ranked opponent, taking down No. 77 Jaklin Alawi 7-5, 0-6, 6-4.
Track and field - The Kentucky track and field teams enjoyed one of the best total team performances of the season at the "Kentuckiana" Border Battle on Saturday. - The Wildcats' men's and women's teams combined with Louisville to defeat the aggregate scores of Indiana and Notre Dame. - Fifteen - 10 men's and five women's - Wildcat individuals or relay teams claimed event titles on Saturday. - Rebecca Famurewa increased her UK freshman record discus throw to 57.09 meters / 187'04", which gives her the No. 2 ranking in school history. - The mark also is the third-farthest discus throw in the nation this season. - UK competitors won four of the seven throws events they entered. - Tamyah Pipkin became the third fastest Wildcat ever at 200 meters as she won race with a time of 23.67. - Kadeem Kushimo enjoyed a career-afternoon winning both the 100 and 200 meters.
Men's golf - The UK men's golf team placed eighth in the 14-team field at the Gary Koch Invitational last week, finishing at 22-over-par. The Wildcats recorded top-10 team finishes in all six of their spring tournaments. - Juniors Cody Martin and Ben Stow led the way for the Cats, shooting 5-over-par for the invitational and finished tied for 29th. - UK wrapped up its regular season schedule and now look toward the post season as the Wildcats travel to St. Simmons Island, Ga., this weekend for the Southeastern Conference Championships, April 19-21.
Tuesday, April 16 Baseball hosts Louisville - 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 17 Softball at Middle Tennessee State (DH) - 4:00 p.m. Women's tennis vs. LSU - 3:00 p.m. (Starkville, Miss.)
Thursday, April 18 Men's tennis vs. Mississippi State - 7:00 p.m. (Oxford, Miss.) Women's tennis at SEC Tournament (Starkville, Miss.)
Friday, April 19 Softball at Arkansas - 7:00 p.m. Baseball at South Carolina - 7:00 p.m. Men's golf at SEC Championship (St. Simon's, Ga.) Women's golf at SEC Championship (Birmingham, Ala.) Men's tennis at SEC Tournament (Oxford, Miss.) Women's tennis at SEC Tournament (Starkville, Miss.)
Saturday, April 20 Track and field hosts Heart of the Bluegrass Classic - 10:00 a.m. Softball at Arkansas - 1:00 p.m. Baseball at South Carolina - 3:00 p.m. Men's golf at SEC Championship (St.Simon's, Ga.) Women's golf at SEC Championship (Birmingham, Ala.) Men's tennis at SEC Tournament (Oxford, Miss.) Women's tennis at SEC Tournament (Starkville, Miss.)
Sunday, April 21 Baseball at South Carolina - 1:30 p.m. Softball at Arkansas - 2:00 p.m. Men's golf at SEC Championship (St.Simon's, Ga.) Women's golf at SEC Championship (Birmingham, Ala.) Men's tennis at SEC Tournament (Oxford, Miss.) Women's tennis at SEC Tournament (Starkville, Miss.)
Women's basketball - The 2012-13 season was the most successful in program history with school records of 30 wins and eight victories over top-25 opponents. The Wildcats tied a school-record with 13 Southeastern Conference wins and advanced to their school-record fourth Elite Eight in the last four years, including second straight. - UK has charted 25 or more wins in a school-record four straight seasons. - Seniors A'dia Mathies and Brittany Henderson leave as the winningest class in UK Hoops history with a 111-30 record (.787). - Mathies ends her career as UK's all-time leader in steals (320), games played (140) and started (139), while ranking second in scoring (2,014), 3-point field goals made (177) and field goals attempted (1,687), third in field goals made (712), free throws made (413) and attempted (590) and ninth in assists (349).
Gymnastics - The Kentucky gymnastics team posted the program's highest-ever NCAA Regional team score with a 195.575 on Saturday. - Kentucky finished in fourth-place overall just .45 outside of second position. - Audrey Harrison finished in a tie for third for the individual all-around title with a score of 39.2, but tied for the highest AA score among competitors not on a team advancing to regionals. - Alexis Gross earned a career-high all-around score 39.05, in her first meet competing in all four events during a single meet this season. Softball - The Kentucky softball team finished a 3-1 week with a sweep over Southeastern Conference foe South Carolina over the weekend, moving its SEC winning streak to a school-record tying six games. The streak began with a sweep of Mississippi State a few weeks ago. - True freshman pitcher Kelsey Nunley led Kentucky over the weekend with a 2-0 record and a 2.50 ERA. Nunley is an impressive 17-4 on the year with a 2.09 ERA with her 17 wins moving her into a tie for fourth on UK's single-season wins list with Morgan Marr, who had 17 in 2001. Nunley is the first UK pitcher to post 17 or more wins in a season since Chanda Bell had 18 in 2010. Junior Lauren Cumbess went 1-0 on the weekend, clinching the sweep with a strong seven-inning performance on Sunday, allowing three runs on seven hits with four strikeouts. Cumbess led UK at the dish over the weekend by going 5-for-10 with a double, two home runs and four RBI. - Cumbess tied the game Saturday with a two-run homer and tied Sunday's game with an RBI single. Freshman Nikki Sagermann also went 5-for-10 with a double and home run, while junior Ginny Carroll, senior Alice O'Brien and freshman Christian Stokes also hit home runs. Sophomore Griffin Joiner had three hits and three RBI.
Baseball - Kentucky suffered its first series loss of the year at the blistering-hot Tigers, previously owning series wins over Florida, No. 14 Mississippi State and Georgia. - UK earned a thrilling 5-4 win over No. 9 Louisville in 10 innings in front of a UL school-record crowd, with freshman Kyle Cody turning in a quality start and freshman Kyle Barrett driving in the go-ahead run in the top of the 10th. - Freshman Kyle Barrett drove in the game-winning RBI against Louisville in the top of the 10th inning, completing the dramatic late inning comeback. - UK has been led offensively by junior J.T. Riddle, who has hit .322 with six doubles, one triple, one homer and 17 RBI, stealing five bases. Sophomore A.J. Reed has belted eight homers and has 33 RBI, batting .319.
Men's tennis - Kentucky dropped the first match of its three-match road trip to conclude the regular season at No. 14 Vanderbilt, 4-2. - Kentucky won the doubles point with wins on courts one and three to get the early 1-0 lead, but were unable to hold on in singles play. - Beck Pennington gave UK the early 2-0 lead as he won on court six. The Bowling Green, Ky., native is undefeated in singles play this season, with an 8-0 record, and is 2-0 in SEC play. - The Wildcats finish the regular season at Florida and South Carolina this weekend before traveling to Oxford, Miss., for the SEC Tournament. The Wildcats defeated both UF and SC in 2011.
Women's tennis - The Kentucky women's tennis team fell 5-1 at home on Friday to No. 19 Vanderbilt. - Freshman Nadia Ravita improved on her already impressive freshman season, defeating No. 61 Lauren Mira in straight sets. The 24th-ranked individual won the match on court one 7-5, 6-3. - Kentucky will host No. 2 Florida on Friday and No. 29 South Carolina on Sunday to round out the regular season.
Track and field - A small contingent of Wildcats competed at the Bellarmine Invitational on Saturday. - Joanne Imbert placed second in the high jump with an outdoor season-high clearance of 1.72 meters/5'07.75". - Michelle Canterna finished as the runner-up in the pole vault, with a top clearance of 3.80 meters/12'05.5" - Shelby Kennard cleared 3.5 meters/ 11'05.75m, tying her outdoor season-high pole vault, before being unable to get over the bar at 3.65 meters /11'11.75".
Women's golf - The UK women's golf team finished fifth at the M&F Bank Rebel Invitational last week in Oxford, Miss., shooting 22-over for the tournament. The Cats recorded the third lowest round on the final day to propel them into fifth place of the 18-team field. - Junior Liz Breed, who competed as an individual for the Wildcats, charted one of her best performances of her career, tying her career-low with a 54-hole score of 2-over-par, 218 and equaled her best finish, tying for eighth place overall. - Senior Ashleigh Albrecht tallied her third-lowest score of the season, finishing tied for 12th at 1-over-par. Freshman Sarah Harris also had an impressive tournament, posting a career-low 7-over-par, 223, including a personal-best 1-under-par, 71 on the final day. She finished tied for 24th.
Monday, April 8 Men's golf at Gary Koch Invitational (Tampa, Fla.)
Tuesday, April 9 Men's golf at Gary Koch Invitational (Tampa, Fla.) Softball hosts Marshall - 5:00 p.m. Baseball hosts Austin Peay - 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 10 Softball at Eastern Kentucky - 2:00 p.m. Softball at Eastern Kentucky - 4:30 p.m.