Softball vs. Alabama Postponed Friday, DH Saturday at Noon
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Due to the Central Kentucky area getting over five inches of rain in the last 24 hours, the University of Kentucky softball team's game vs. No. 5 Alabama on Friday has been postponed. The two teams will play a doubleheader Saturday at Noon ET with the second game starting 40 minutes after the completion of game one.
Saturday's first game will be televised nationally on ESPNU with Mark Neely and Olympic Gold Medalist Michele Smith calling the action. Sunday's 3:30 p.m. ET series finale will be televised on the SEC Network with Neely and Smith also on the call. Saturday's second game will not be televised.
Friday's tickets will be valid for both games Saturday. The first 100 fans into John Cropp Stadium Saturday will receive a set of softball trading cards, while autographs and photos with the team will be done after the completion of day's second game.
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Kentucky 24-9, 3-6 SEC
Alabama 27-8, 8-4 SEC
Kentucky -- No. 13 in USA Today/NFCA Top 25; No. T14 in ESPN.com/USA Softball Top 25
Alabama -- No. 5 in USA Today/NFCA Top 25; No. 6 in ESPN.com/USA Softball Top 25
Friday, March 27
Alabama at Kentucky -- POSTPONED
Saturday, March 28
Alabama at Kentucky -- Noon ET -- Live Stats -- ESPNU
Alabama at Kentucky -- 40 minutes following game one -- Live Stats
Sunday, March 29
Alabama at Kentucky -- 3:30 p.m. ET -- Live Stats -- SEC Network
Saturday -- Junior Wildcat Club Weekend -- JWC members receive free admission plus one when they present their ID. First 50 JWC members receive free charm; Family Fun Day at the park, featuring pregame and postgame youth activities, including face painting, hair bow making, inflatables, autographs and pictures with the team; Bounce house for the kids and corn hole boards for all available.
Sunday -- Junior Wildcat Club Weekend -- JWC members receive free admission plus one when they present their ID; First 100 fans receive set of 2015 UK Softball trading cards; Family Fun Day at the park, featuring pregame and postgame youth activities, including face painting, hair bow making, inflatables, autographs and pictures with the team; Kids run the bases day -- weather permitting -- all kids eighth grade and younger can run the bases; Scratch's Easter Egg hunt postgame -- All kids eighth grade and younger are invited to bring an Easter basket to John Cropp Stadium to decorate on Sunday. After the game, kids will be invited to participate in Scratch's egg hunt.