Kentucky Sports Weekly

Men’s Basketball

Both Keldon Johnson and Tyler Herro have decided to keep their name in the 2019 NBA Draft, therefore ending their career at Kentucky. Jemarl Baker Jr. has decided to transfer away from Kentucky. I wish these guys nothing but the best of luck in their future en devours. Once a Wildcat, Always a Wildcat

Softball

April 17th

Kentucky traveled to Louisville to take on in state rival Louisville in the Battle of the Bluegrass Wednesday night at Ulmer Stadium. Louisville defeats Kentucky 8-7. Kentucky falls to 26-18.

Katie Reed got us on the board with a two run single with bases loaded. (Kentucky 2, Louisville 0). Louisville ties the game up on UK miscues. (Kentucky 2, Louisville 2). A wild pitch scores in Lauren Johnson from third. (Kentucky 3, Louisville 2). Louisville ties it up on a RBI triple to left center. (Kentucky 3, Louisville 3). A Kentucky mistake in the infield gets the Cards a run and the lead. (Louisville 4, Kentucky 3). Kentucky ties up the game as Lauren Johnson doubles in the top of the third. (Louisville 4, Kentucky 4). Louisville re-claims the lead on a two-out single, a stolen base, and RBI up the middle. Kentucky defense lets down and the Cards score three runs on the UK miscues. (Louisville 7, Kentucky 4). Kentucky gets a solo home run from Alex Martens. (Louisville 7, Kentucky 5). Bailey Vick leads off with a single, Lauren Johnson bombs on to left field scoring Bailey Vick, she gets to third. Jenny Schaper ties it up here in the seventh as she pummels a hit scoring in Lauren Johnson from third. (Louisville 7, Kentucky 7). Louisville gets a RBI up the middle. (Louisville 8, Kentucky 7).

Final Louisville 8, #23 Kentucky 7

Kentucky hosts Auburn for a 3 game series at home. Game 1 is Saturday night at 7 p.m. ET. The game can be seen on SEC Network.

Men’s Basketball

EJ Montgomery has declared for the NBA Draft , he will get input and then decide if he’s going to stay in the draft or come back to Kentucky

April 21st

Softball

Due to weather yesterday, Saturday’s game was pushed to today. Kentucky would take on Auburn in a doubleheader Sunday at John Cropp Stadium in Lexington for senior weekend. Prior to game one of the doubleheader Kentucky honor their seniors Katie Reed, Abbey Cheek, Kelsee Henson, Sarah Rainwater, and Jenny Schaper. This is Kentucky’s first win over Auburn since March 30, 2014 and the 1st time UK’s senior class has defeated Auburn as well.. On the 2019 Senior Day, the senior class complete the SEC sweep, as they have now defeated all 13 SEC teams as a Kentucky Wildcat.

Game 1

Kayla Kowalik gets Kentucky started with a RBI single to score in Jaci Babbs. (Kentucky 1, Auburn 0). Kentucky adds three to their lead as Kayla Kowalik hits a RBI single, Mallory Peyton with a SAC fly and Kelsee Henson doubles to left field. (Kentucky 4, Auburn 0).  Three runs in the sixth inning for Kentucky with bases loaded and no outs. (Kentucky 7, Auburn 0).

Final 23 Kentucky 7, 14 Auburn 0

Game 2

Kentucky scores on an Auburn error which allows Abbey Cheek to score in the first. (Kentucky 1, Auburn 0). Auburn takes the lead on a lead-off double, along with an error and wild pitch. (Auburn 2, Kentucky 1). Home run from Alex Martens for Kentucky, puts them back in the lead after four runs on a trio of hits. (Kentucky 5, Auburn 2).  Auburn gets one on a two out rally in the third. (Kentucky 5, Auburn 3). Jenny Schaper hits her 9th home run of the season, a solo blast goes off the videoboard. (Kentucky 6, Auburn 3).  Jenny Schaper hits another home run in the bottom of the 6th inning, her second of the game. (Kentucky 7, Auburn 3).

Final #23 Kentucky 7, #14 Auburn 3.

Kentucky clenches the series over Auburn. They look to sweep Auburn tomorrow night at 7 p.m. ET. The game can be seen on SEC Network.

April 22nd

Men’s Basketball

Nick Richards has declared for the NBA Draft, he will get input and decide if he is staying in the draft or coming back to Kentucky

Softball

Kentucky swept Auburn for the first time since 2009, this is their 3rd SEC sweep of the season (South Carolina & Missouri). Kentucky got all seven runs in the sixth inning.

Jenny Schaper gets us on the board here in the bottom of the sixth inning with a home run, a first pitch solo blast. (Kentucky 1, Auburn 0). Kayla Kowalik extends the lead on a chopper up the middle. (Kentucky 2, Auburn 0) Mallory Peyton with a two RBI single doubles the Kentucky lead. (Kentucky 4, Auburn 0). Wild pitch leads to another run for Kentucky. (Kentucky 5, Auburn 0).Jenny Schaper with a two RBI single (Kentucky 7, Auburn 0). K

Final #23 Kentucky 7, #14 Auburn

Kentucky hosts in state Eastern Kentucky in their final home game of the season Wednesday night at 6 p.m. ET

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