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Barnhart: Safety Top Priority When Players Begin Returning To Campus Monday

By KEITH TAYLOR LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky’s first priority will be safety when student-athletes return to campus Monday, says Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart. Kentucky will follow the recommendations outlined by the Southeastern Conference’s Return to Activity Medical Guidance Task Force. The university will ensure that proper protocols are in place when players

NCAA Academic Progress Rates Released

All Wildcat teams surpass NCAA cut score; 14 of 20 team scores exceed national average among public universities Written by UK staff LEXINGTON, Ky. – The NCAA released its Academic Progress Rate report Tuesday, showing that all University of Kentucky sports teams surpassed the NCAA cut score. Fourteen of the 20 UK

UK Athletics to Hold virtUal5K Presented by Kroger

Fans invited to run at home May 23-25; free registration Written by UK staff LEXINGTON, Ky. – Members of the Big Blue Nation eager to engage with UK Athletics and participate in a unique fitness challenge will have the opportunity to do both later this month. UK Athletics will hold the

UK Athletics Announces Hall of Fame Class of 2020

Chanda Bell, Sawyer Carroll, Ron Mercer, AJ Reed, Danny Trevathan, Wayne Turner to be Inducted Written by UK staff LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2020 has been announced, with Chanda Bell (softball), Sawyer Carroll (baseball), Ron Mercer (men’s basketball), AJ Reed (baseball), Danny Trevathan (football)

76 Wildcats Expected to Graduate This Week

Current, former student-athletes expected to graduate following spring Written by UK staff LEXINGTON, Ky. – The 2019-20 athletic season might have been cut short, but that hasn’t stopped Wildcat student-athletes from pursuing academic achievement during the spring semester. This week, 76 current and former student-athletes are on track to graduate from the

79 Wildcats Honored with 2019-20 CATSPYs

Presented by Kentucky Farm Bureau, CATSPYs were awarded virtually all week Written by UK staff LEXINGTON, Ky. – The CATSPY Awards presented by Kentucky Farm Bureau concluded on Friday, with the last of 79 outstanding individuals and six teams recognized at the 18th annual celebration of UK Athletics. The most prestigious honors were

CATSPY Awards Set for Virtual Presentation

Presented by Kentucky Farm Bureau, annual UK Athletics celebration will be virtual this year Written by UK staff LEXINGTON, Ky. – With coaches, student-athletes and staff unable to gather in person to celebrate a banner 2019-20 season in UK Athletics, the 18th annual CATSPY Awards presented by Kentucky Farm Bureau will move

66 Wildcats Earn a Place on the SEC WinterSports Academic Honor Roll

UK Has Fourth-Most Student-Athletes Honored; Women’s Basketball and Gymnastics Have Second-Most in the League Written by UK staff LEXINGTON, Ky. – A total of 66 University of Kentucky student-athletes earned a place on the 2020 Winter Sports Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll, announced Thursday by SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey. UK had the fourth-highest

UK Athletics Cancels Camps, Clinics through July 31

Includes UK camps hosted on and off campus Written by UK staff LEXINGTON, Ky. – As part of the ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic, UK Athletics has canceled all camps and clinics through July 31 for all sports, including those hosted both on and off campus. UK Athletics will automatically process refunds