Follow Mitch Barnhart on Twitter

May 5, 2010

LEXINGTON, Ky. - University of Kentucky Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart wants to connect with the Big Blue Nation.

Barnhart has joined the latest Internet craze and created his own Twitter account. With the launch of Barnhart's official Twitter account, @UKMitchBarnhart, fans can receive instant updates, or "tweets," directly from Barnhart on the Internet or on their mobile phone.

Fans can go to twitter.com/UKMitchBarnhart to follow Barnhart's Twitter account. Users must create an account to join. Once logged in, fans have the choice of following other users, and they can activate their mobile devices to receive "tweets" as other users, including Barnhart's account, post them.

Twitter is a free service that lets users keep in touch with people through the exchange of quick, frequent answers to one simple question: What are you doing?

Now if fans want to know what Barnhart is doing while they are at home, at work or on the go, he will be right at their fingertips.

There are many Twitter accounts and Facebook fan pages, groups dedicated to following UK Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart, but the one listed above is the only Twitter entity that is officially sanctioned by the University of Kentucky Athletics Department and Mitch Barnhart. Barnhart does not have a Facebook page at this time.