Analytical minds, elite legs

Tori Herman (left) and Perri Bockrath have both qualified for the NCAA Championship this weekend. (UK Athletics Photo/Bruce Newman) If you wanted to be a runner growing up in Hilton Head, S.C., it meant one thing — waking up early to beat the heat when you ran and not letting the

30 Birdies?

Stephen Stallings signs an autograph for a young fan after his practice round at the Barbasol Championship Wednesday. (Pam Stallings Photo) What would it be like for a player with Kentucky ties to win this week’s Barbasol Championship? “It would be awesome. I think BBN would get pretty behind it,” said former

Dear Abby

An incredibly fast Abby Steiner dishes out some very timely practical advice (UK Athletics Photo). On the surface, you probably don’t think you have much in common with Abby Steiner. After all, she’s a world class athlete who just set the collegiate record for the Women’s 200m at the NCAA Championships.

Halfway There

Kentucky’s Liam Draxl prepares to return serve against Wake Forest in the Sweet Sixteen round of the NCAA tournament (Photo credit Dr. John Huang). (LEXINGTON, Ky.) – The No. 7-ranked Kentucky men’s tennis team defeated No. 9-ranked Wake Forest 4 – 2 in the Super Regional round of the NCAA Tournament

One and Chomped

No. 5-seeded tournament host Florida eliminated No. 4-seeded Kentucky in a disappointing SEC tournament appearance for the Wildcats (SEC Network photo). (LEXINGTON, Ky.) – The University of Florida, aided by an enthusiastic home crowd and a healthy dose of lightning quick speed, cruised to an easy 9 – 3 victory over

Abby Steiner: SUPERSTAR

Abby Steiner and her UK teammates will compete in the SEC Championships in Oxford, Mississippi, May 12-14. (UK Athletics Photo)  (LEXINGTON, Ky.) –SUPERSTAR! That’s how Kentucky track & field head coach Lonnie Greene described senior UK sprinter Abby Steiner in the media session leading up to the SEC Championships to be held

Pressure Management

Teammates mobbed senior Renee Abernathy at home plate after a game-winning homer. (Vicky Graff Photo) PRESSURE: the burden of physical or mental distress There’s a wee bit of pressure on the Kentucky Softball team this weekend. The No. 8 Cats take on the No. 7/6-ranked Razorbacks in a series that will determine

Versatile Haley Melby joining team

Kentucky volleyball got a little lucky but glad to have versatile Haley Melby joining team. Melby was part of 123 high school wins and fell in love with UK immediately. Craig Skinner knows he got a little bit lucky when he was able to sign Indiana standout Haley Melby in February. She

What a difference Renee makes

Teammates react after Renee Abernathy's seventh-inning homer beat Auburn Sunday. (Vicky Graff Photo) Kentucky was on the verge of losing its second straight series to start Southeastern Conference play. Host UK trailed Auburn 4-1 going to the bottom of the seventh and was still down 4-2 when Renee Abernathy came to the

Staying Humble

Alexis Holmes, right, combined with teammates, from left, Masai Russell, Abby Steiner and Karimah Davis to set a school record in the 4x400 relay earlier this season. (UK Athletics Photo) Kentucky sprinter Alexis Holmes has already had a banner indoor season but would like to keep that going at this weekend’s