UK Hoops coach to throw out first pitch

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky head women’s basketball coach Matthew Mitchell will be on hand Friday, May 16 to throw out the first pitch when the 20th-ranked UK baseball team takes on the Ole Miss Rebels. First pitch at Cliff Hagan Stadium is slated for 6:30 p.m. ET.

Joining Coach Mitchell at the game will be new assistant coaches Kyra Elzy and Matt Insell, who will be special guest competitors in the World Famous Wildcat Cornhole Toss on-field promotion during the middle of the second inning. Each coach will be playing on behalf of sections of the stadium for the chance to catch free t-shirts later in the game.

Call the ticket office in advance and pre-order your tickets for just $2 each. Regular single-game general admission tickets are $5 adults/$2 senior citizens and children 6-18. Ages five and under are admitted free. UK students, faculty and staff also are admitted free with valid identification based on availability. For ticket information, log on to or call the UK ticket office at 859-257-1818 or 1-800-928-CATS (2287).