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Quigley wins tiebreaker to advance to NCAA Singles Final

Posted: 05/27/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- After dropping the first set of his national semifinals match to No. 9 Blaz Rola, University of Kentucky men’s tennis senior Eric Quigley responded in a big way, winning the second set in convincing fashion before clinching the match with a thrilling win in a third set tiebreaker to advance to the NCAA Singles Championship Final on Sunday at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex in Athens, Ga.

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Kentucky left out of NCAA Regional Sites

Posted: 05/27/2012 - NEW YORK (AP) - Florida State, ranked No. 1 at times this season, is among five Atlantic Coast Conference schools selected as host sites for the NCAA Division I baseball tournament.

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Aces help Quigley defeat No. 5 Cunha, advance to Final Four

Posted: 05/26/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Behind dynamic serving, including back-to-back aces to clinch the match, University of Kentucky men’s tennis senior Eric Quigley became the third player in school history to advance to the NCAA Singles Championship Final Four when he defeated No. 5 Henrique Cunha of Duke in the quarterfinals Saturday at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex in Athens, Ga.

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Mississippi St. defeats UK, 2-1 in SEC semifinal

Updated: 05/26/2012 - HOOVER, Ala. -- The 21st-ranked Mississippi State Bulldogs plated a run in the second and third innings and used strong relief outings to post a 2-1 win over No. 11 Kentucky in an elimination game of the Southeastern Conference Tournament semifinals, on a hot Saturday afternoon at Regions Park.

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Kentucky moves past Mississippi State, 5-1 to advance

Updated: 05/24/2012 - Jerad Grundy worked six innings and allowed only one run while fanning a career-high nine and No. 11 Kentucky got four hits – including three doubles –from senior Thomas McCarthy to post a 5-1 win over No. 21 Mississippi State to clinch a berth in the Southeastern Conference Tournament Semifinals.

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Five-Run second enough to power Kentucky past Valpo

Posted: 05/19/2012 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Behind a five-run, three-hit second inning, the Kentucky softball team kept its season alive Saturday afternoon with a 5-4 win over Valparaiso in an NCAA Softball Tournament elimination game.

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UK's Adams will give up football, concentrate on baseball

Posted: 05/19/2012 - UK two-sport athlete Brian Adams will give up football with the Wildcats to concentrate solely on baseball. Adams is wide receiver on Joker Phillips' football Wildcats and a center fielder on Gary Henderson's baseball team.

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Mississippi State ruins Cats chase for title

Posted: 05/19/2012 - Shepherd who worked 2.1 innings, allowing three hits, two runs, walking one, striking out two. Sam Mahar then came on and allowed two hits and a run without getting an out before UK turned to Trevor Gott, who got the final four outs of the game, including three strikeouts.

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Mississippi State claims series win over UK

Posted: 05/19/2012 - STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Two defensive miscues by No. 2 Kentucky led to four Mississippi State runs and a 4-3 win over the Wildcats in the second game of the three-game series to secure the series win, on Friday night at Dudy Noble Field.

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Kentucky suffers heartbreaking walk-off loss in NCAA opener

Posted: 05/18/2012 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. – After rallying for two scores in the top half of the seventh, the Kentucky softball team fell in heartbreaking fashion in the home half of the inning to drop a 3-2 contest to No. 21 Michigan in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament.

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Nicholasville boy credits UK players for will to live

Updated: 05/20/2012 - Reese Kemp is a 15-year-old from Nicholasville, and like many his age, a Kentucky Wildcats fan. Reese just completed his eighth grade year at West Jessamine Middle School, but says, in some ways, he owes his life to a few who wear the blue and white.

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Stratton Pitches Mississippi State to opening win

Posted: 05/17/2012 - STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Mississippi State got a strong start from ace Chris Stratton and a two-run rally in the fourth inning to post a 3-1 series-opening win over No. 2 Kentucky, on Thursday night in front of 6,146 at Dudy Noble Field.

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Williams and Cats back up bold preseason prediction

Updated: 05/15/2012 - After being drafted last summer by the San Francisco Giants, UK catcher Michael Williams decided to return to Lexington for his senior season. UK coaches, players and fans are glad he did.

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Kentucky selected to fourth straight NCAA Tournament

Posted: 05/14/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – For an unprecedented fourth consecutive season the Kentucky softball team has been selected as an at-large bid into the NCAA Tournament it was announced on Sunday night. Kentucky will head to the Louisville, Ky., Regional and matchup with Michigan in the opening game of the tournament.

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Julius Mays Chooses Kentucky

Posted: 05/13/2012 - Mays is a fifth-year senior transferring, and has one season of eligibility remaining.

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No. 7 UK sweeps, moves back into SEC East lead

Posted: 05/12/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Behind a strong start from Corey Littrell and home runs from Brian Adams, Austin Cousino and Michael Williams, No. 7 Kentucky completed a three-game series sweep with an 8-1 win over Alabama to conclude the regular-season home schedule and vault back into first place in the Southeastern Conference Eastern Division, on Saturday afternoon at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Cats roll Hoosiers to advance to third consecutive Sweet 16

Posted: 05/12/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Behind a strong performance in doubles and three impressive singles wins, including a come-from-behind effort from sophomore No. 80 Tom Jomby, the sixth-ranked University of Kentucky men’s tennis team earned its third consecutive berth in the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 with a 4-0 victory over No. 26 Indiana on Saturday at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Center in Lexington, Ky.

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No. 7 UK rallies from behind to claim series

Posted: 05/12/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Senior Michael Williams drew a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the eighth inning to drive in the go-ahead run to complete No. 7 Kentucky’s comeback rally, with UK posting its seventh series weekend with a 7-6 win over Alabama, on an overcast Saturday afternoon at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Calipari to return as coach of the Dominicans

Updated: 05/11/2012 - John Calipari, who led the Dominican Republic National Team to its best finish in international play last summer, has accepted an offer to coach the Dominican Republic at the 2012 FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament.

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UK leads nation in basketball attendance

Updated: 05/10/2012 - For the seventh straight year and for the 16th time in the last 17 seasons, Kentucky led the nation in home attendance average at 23,721 fans per game. Syracuse was second at 23,618. One of those two schools has led the nation in each of the past 36 seasons

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