Coming off a pair of midweek wins against Dayton and Miami (Ohio), the No. 22 Kentucky Wildcats baseball team will continue its Southeastern Conference slate this weekend with a three-game series against the Auburn Tigers.
The No. 11 Kentucky softball team scored two runs in the top of the seventh, just minutes after the conclusion of a 54-minute lightning delay to come from behind to give the Wildcats a 2-1 win over the Louisville Cardinals in the annual “Battle of the Bluegrass” at Ulmer Stadium on Wednesday night.
Kyra Elzy, a native Kentuckian who previously spent four seasons on Matthew Mitchell’s Kentucky staff as an assistant coach and associate head coach, will return to the Bluegrass State and serve as associate head coach for the University of Kentucky women’s basketball team, it was announced by Mitchell on Wednesday.
Junior JaVon Shelby righted his recent hitting woes with a solo home run and sophomore right-handed pitcher Zach Streker picked up his third win of the season as the No. 22 Kentucky baseball team earned a 4-3 win over the Dayton Flyers in a marathon game Tuesday evening at Cliff Hagan Stadium.
Needing a rally in the bottom of the seventh inning to salvage the series, sophomore catcher Troy Squires laced a single in the right-center field gap, scoring Riley Mahan from second base in a dramatic come-from-behind, 5-4 walk-off win for the Kentucky baseball team on Saturday in the third game of its Southeastern Conference series against Arkansas.
Already named a midseason first-team All-American by Perfect Game earlier this month, University of Kentucky senior pitcher Dustin Beggs has most recently been tabbed as one of 60 amateur players to the 2016 Golden Spikes Award Midseason Watch List, it was announced by USA Baseball on Wednesday.
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