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Maile named SEC co-player of the week

Posted: 04/23/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- After belting two homers and hitting .462 during a four-game week, Kentucky junior catcher Luke Maile has been named Southeastern Conference Co-Player of the Week, it was announced on Monday afternoon by the league office.

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UK baseball edges LSU, 7-6 to claim the series

Posted: 04/22/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Freshman Austin Cousino collected a team-best three hits and Zac Zellers launched his fifth homer of the year to lead No. 2 Kentucky to a series-clinching 7-6 win in the rubber match over No. 1 LSU, in front of 3,086 fans on an overcast Sunday afternoon at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Cats complete spring drills with Blue-White game

Posted: 04/21/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Since Kentucky ended its 2011 season with a historic win over Tennessee, a lot about the defense responsible for that victory has changed.

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Baseball Wildcats take game two from LSU, 8-1

Posted: 04/21/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Behind home runs from Austin Cousino and Luke Maile and a quality start from Jerad Grundy, No. 2 Kentucky posted an 8-1 win over No. 1 LSU to even the series, snapping LSU’s league leading eight-game winning streak and forcing a rubber match in the finale, on an overcast Saturday afternoon in front of 2,625 at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Walk-Off in extra frames dooms Wildcats

Posted: 04/21/2012 - STARKVILLE, Miss. – The Kentucky softball team dropped a heartbreaking 2-1 contest in extra innings to Mississippi State on Saturday afternoon. The Bulldogs converted a walk-off one-out RBI-single in the home half of the extra frame to prevail and capture the series. Kentucky stranded nine runners in scoring position in the contest.

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National Championship trophy available to fans Saturday

Posted: 04/19/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Before No. 2 Kentucky baseball’s game with No. 1 LSU on Saturday, fans are invited to come to Cliff Hagan Stadium and get their pictures taken with the 2011-12 men’s basketball national championship trophy. The trophy will be on display until first pitch, slated for 2 p.m. ET.

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UK's Gott named to Stopper of the Year Award list

Posted: 04/19/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky sophomore right-hander Trevor Gott has been named to the midseason watch list for the eighth annual National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Stopper of the Year Award, given to the top reliever in college baseball, it was announced by the NCBWA on Thursday afternoon.

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Noel signs with Wildcats

Posted: 04/19/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky men’s basketball program has added the nation’s top recruit in Nerlens Noel, head coach John Calipari announced on Thursday.

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Baseball Cats host top-ranked LSU

Posted: 04/19/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- In a matchup of the hottest teams in college baseball, the two clubs tied atop the Southeastern Conference standings will face off in the nation’s premier weekend series, with No. 2 Kentucky hosting No. 1 LSU, starting Friday at 6:30 p.m. ET at Cliff Hagan Stadium. The series will resume on Saturday at 2 p.m. ET and conclude on Sunday at 1 p.m. ET at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Former Wildcat players to help with Calipari Pro Camps

Posted: 04/19/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The UK men’s basketball program has announced the line-up of former Wildcats for the 2012 John Calipari Prasco Pro Camps, where seven former Wildcats will join campers for four days in early August.

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UK's Mitchell responds to Summitt announcement

Posted: 04/18/2012 - UK coach Matthew Mitchell, who got his start in coaching under Tennessee's Pat Summitt, responded Wednesday to the announcement that Summitt was retiring.

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Baseball wins first series at Arkansas in 10 years

Posted: 04/14/2012 - FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Cameron Flynn launched a two-run homer in the fourth inning and starting pitcher Corey Littrell turned in his fourth consecutive winning effort in a rubber match, leading No. 1 Kentucky to its first series victory at No. 9 Arkansas since 2002, with UK posting a 2-1 win over the Razorbacks on Sunday in front of 9,575 at Baum Stadium.

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UK takes another SEC series, this time at Arkansas

Posted: 04/14/2012 - FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Top-ranked Kentucky got dominating bullpen outings from freshman Chandler Shepherd and junior Tim Peterson, leading the Wildcats to a 5-4 series-evening win at No. 9 Arkansas in the second game of the three-game series and the first game of a doubleheader, on a pleasant Saturday afternoon at Baum Stadium.

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Phillips gets competitive scrimmage

Posted: 04/14/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – On Friday, after what was termed as the best practice of spring drills, Kentucky football coach Joker Phillips asked his Wildcats to follow up with a competitive scrimmage the next day. The Wildcat head coach got his wish during a two-hour, 15-minute workout Saturday morning at Commonwealth Stadium.

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Nerlens Noel chooses UK

Updated: 04/11/2012 - UK grabs Nerlens Noel to lock down the nation's top recruiting class for a 4th straight year.

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Cervantes leads offensive explosion in series winner

Posted: 04/08/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Senior Brittany Cervantes led an offensive charge in helping the Kentucky softball team to a 10-5 series-winner over South Carolina on Sunday afternoon. Cervantes charted a 2-for-3 outing at the dish with her third homer of the series and three runs scored to pace the Blue and White.

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Flynn's slam gives no. 1 UK a series win over no. 10 Ole Miss

Posted: 04/08/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Outfielder Cameron Flynn launched a grand slam in the sixth inning to erase a one-run lead and lift No. 1 Kentucky to a series-clinching 8-3 win over No. 10 Ole Miss, UK’s fourth consecutive league series victory, on a pleasant Sunday afternoon at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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