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Kentucky advances to Super Regional with win over NC State

06/06/2017 01:33 AM

For the first time in program history, the Kentucky Wildcats are headed to the Super Regional round of the NCAA tournament. The Wildcats beat NC State 10-5 to secure their date with Louisville this weekend at Jim Patterson Stadium. Similar to last night, Kentucky had to overcome an early 2-0 deficit to come away with the win. Zach Logue got the start for Kentucky, going 3.1 innings, allowing four runs while striking out four. Logan Salow, who recorded the save... Read more 

UK Baseball | Kentucky defeats NC State 8-6 to force game on Monday

06/05/2017 12:40 AM

UK fell behind 2-0 in the second inning but was able to pull even in the third. Marcus Carson homered to right center in the bottom of the fourth inning and the Wildcats were able to secure the lead in the bottom of the fifth when Riley Mahan singled to right field to bring in Kole Cottam to make it 4-3. UK was able to extend the lead in a crazy sixth inning with 2 outs as Tristan Pompey doubled to... Read more 

UK Baseball | Kentucky's season continues with 14-9 win over Indiana

06/04/2017 04:45 PM

With their backs against the wall, the top-seeded Kentucky Wildcats beat the two-seeded Indiana Hoosiers 14-9 to stay alive in the Lexington regional. A six-run sixth inning, highlighted by Riley Mahan’s grand slam, gave Kentucky a comfortable 10-1 lead. Mahan finished the day 4-5 with five RBIs. Kentucky’s offense didn’t let up, scoring three runs in the seventh and four in the eighth to extend the lead to 14-4. The Cats totaled 18 hits on the afternoon, including three home runs... Read more 

UK Baseball | Kentucky falls to NC State in second round of regional

06/03/2017 11:16 PM

The Kentucky Wildcats have their backs against the wall now, after falling to NC State 5-4 in the second round of the Lexington regional. UK now has to win three games, starting tomorrow at 1 pm against Indiana, if they want to advance keep their hopes of Omaha alive. Head coach Nick Mingione met with the media following the loss. He has not lost faith in his team and is still confident they can advance to the Super Regional in... Read more 

GALLERY: Kentucky beats Ohio in Lexington regional opener

06/03/2017 11:41 AM

Kentucky baseball beat Ohio 6-4 on Friday to open regional play at Cliff Hagan Stadium. KSTV’s Regina Rickert captured some of the best moments from the win.  Read more 

UK Baseball | Wildcats take care of Bobcats in opening regional game

06/02/2017 03:31 PM

The Kentucky baseball team won their opening regional game this afternoon, beating the Ohio Bobcats 6 to 4. Nearly 4,000 fans packed Cliff Hagan Stadium for the afternoon action. Kentucky opened up the scoring in the first inning off of back-to-back singles from Luke Becker and Riley Mahan. Up 2-0 in the fourth, Mahan singled in Evan White to extend the lead to 3-0. He finished the game 3-5 with two RBIs. Tristan Pompey would bring home Tyler Marshall in... Read more 

UK Baseball | Coach Mingione speaks to media heading into NCAA tournament

06/01/2017 02:18 PM

The Kentucky Wildcats baseball team will open NCAA tournament play this weekend. On Thursday afternoon, Head Coach Nick Mingione spoke with reporters about the team’s mindset as they strive for a historical postseason.  Read more 

UK Baseball | Previewing the Lexington Regional

05/29/2017 06:02 PM

Kentucky baseball found out last night that they will be hosting a regional for the first time since the 2006 season. The Lexington regional was announced today. Kentucky is the top seed, with Indiana coming in as the two-seed, NC State as the three-seed and Ohio as the four-seed. UK will play Ohio on Friday at noon to kick off the festivities. Head coach Nick Mingione talked earlier today about his team hosting a regional: T.J. Beisner and Clayton Abernathy preview... Read more 

UK BASEBALL | Wildcats open against Ohio in Regional Play

05/29/2017 12:55 PM

Despite missing out on a coveted Top 8 seed and the ability to host a super regional series should they advance, Kentucky now knows what teams will be in their bracket as regional play opens this Friday at Cliff Hagan Stadium in Lexington. The Wildcats (39-20) will open with Ohio University (31-26) on Friday at 12pm. The 7pm will be NC State (34-23) vs Indiana (33-22-2). Regional play is a double elimination format. Should UK advance to the Super Regional... Read more 

South Carolina knocks Kentucky out of the SEC tournament

05/26/2017 07:44 PM

The eleventh-seeded South Carolina Gamecocks live to see another day in the SEC tournament, knocking off three-seeded Kentucky 3-1. The loss eliminates Kentucky from the tournament. Kentucky held a 1-0 lead until South Carolina’s T.J. Hopkins hit a three-run home run in the bottom of the seventh off of Logan Salow. The South Carolina bullpen limited Kentucky’s comeback efforts. Kentucky’s lone run was unearned, coming in the top of the first inning. The Wildcats totaled six hits, compared to South... Read more 

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