13th ranked Kentucky opens their 2021 season traveling to Alabama to take part in a 2 day series of games in the Samford Invitational starting this Friday with a game at 5 p.m. ET and a double header on Saturday with the first at 2 p.m. ET and the closing game at 4 p.m. Kentucky will play Samford for all three games The Cats are looking to match their perfect opening weekend from last season where they went 4-0, they have never had back to back undefeated weekend in the program’s history. The Cats and Bulldogs had one meeting last season where the Cats defeated the Bulldogs 7-4 and played 5 games in last year’s Samford Invitational and went 4-1. Kentucky has a 3-0 record over Samford. The Samford Invitational will be in Birmingham, AL and all on ESPN+.