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Kentucky Wildcats Softball

Once a foregone conclusion, extended eligibility of spring athletes now in question

Things have changed dramatically in recent days on this issue.

Kentucky Wildcats Quickies: Triple Crown Contender Edition

Justify is one race away from Legend status, softball rocks, baseball not so much, and more.

Quickies: Sadness on the Diamond Edition

Softball and baseball teams fall, John Higgins back in the news, Wenyen Gabriel is preparing for a big sophomore season and more.

Kentucky Softball: The Lexington Regional Day 2

The Hittin' Kittens, with the "Hittin'" part of their nom de guerre restored, had a short day yesterday as their battle with Butler was suspended after the first inning. What should we expect to see today in Lexington?

The Road to OKC begins today!

The #9 Kentucky Wildcats begin their road to Oklahoma City and the Women's College World Series today at 1:30 PM EDT. What should we expect to see at the Cropp this weekend?

There's Going to be a Battle in Tuscaloosa tonight

Last night, #11 UK Softball pulled off a major coup in taking game one of this series against the 4th ranked Crimson Tide. Can they pull off an even bigger one and take the series?

Can the Cats take down the Tigers?

After pulling off a terrific come-from-behind victory over Mizzou on Friday, the Hittin' Kittens watched the errors pile up in Saturday's match. Today is the rubber match that decides the series. How can the Cats protect their house and claim the W?

Can the Cats sweep the Tigers?

The Hittin' Kittens have shutout the Tigers in back to back games this weekend, taking the series in Baton Rouge for the first time in program history. Can they get the sweep tonight?

Can the Cats sweep the Tigers?

The Hittin' Kittens have shutout the Tigers in back to back games this weekend, taking the series in Baton Rouge for the first time in program history. Can they get the sweep tonight?

UK Softball at LSU: Can the Cats take the series?

Yesterday's game went right to the wire as both teams were scoreless through the bottom of the 6th. And then Kelsey Nunley did Kelsey Nunley things, and the Hittin' Kittens walked away with the W. How can they take the series today in Baton Rouge?

Time to Talk About the Hittin' Kittens!

Basketball is done for the season, and that means it's time to shift to attention to the diamond! #15 UK Softball kicks off a weekend road series at #8 LSU today at 3 PM EDT and we're having a gamethread to capture all the fun. What should BBN expect to see when the Cats take the field tomorrow in Baton Rouge?

Is OKC in the cards for the 2016 Hittin' Kittens?

In Part 2 of our "Summer of Preparation" series, we take a look at the Hittin' Kittens to see what 2016 may have in store for the squad and their fans.

UK Softball: This One's For All the Marbles

Game One Summary: "They Hit, We Didn't" tells you pretty much all you need to know about Saturday's game against the reigning national champion. Can the Cats flip the script today and punch their ticket to OKC?

Can the Hittin' Kittens Keep Dancing in Gatorland?

After a stellar 3-0 performance at the South Bend Regional, the Cats are back in action this weekend.The foe is a familiar one: reigning national champion and consensus #1 Florida. Can the Cats get past the Gators for their 2nd trip to OKC?

Can the Hittin' Kittens Dominate the Domers?

It's the finals of the South Bend Regional and UK Softball is looking to take that next step to OKC. Only the Irish stand in their way. Who leaves South Bend with the W?

Hittin' Kittens Dance On, Final Dance Card TBD

Technically this should be titled, it's "UK Softball vs. Ball State and then somebody else but we're not sure quite who as of yet" but that seemed kinda wordy. What we do know? It's the Cats vs. the Muncie Cards in game 1 today of the South Bend regional and the Hittin' Kittens are looking to get their ticket punched for Sunday's finale.

Can the Hittin' Kittens Neutralize Northwestern?

The road to OKC begins today as the Hittin' Kittens take on Northwestern in some Cat on Cat mayhem!

The Hittin' Kittens Look for Victory in Vol Land

#21 Kentucky has its final series of the regular season this weekend in Knoxville. The Hittin' Kittens have had an up and down year - from the high of beating then #1 LSU in March to the frustration of being unable to close out an 11 inning battle against unranked South Carolina. What should we hope to see this weekend?

Softball Makes History

This was a historic, record-breaking season for the Kentucky softball squad.

A Fond Final Goodbye to the 2014 Hittin' Kittens

The 2014 Kentucky Softball Team made history: our first SEC Championship Game appearance, our first WCWS appearance. Let's take a moment to reflect and thank our amazing senior class who sacrificed so much to get us so far.

UK Softball: The Hittin' Kittens Battle On in OKC

Your Kentucky Wildcats dropped a heartbreaker last night against #2 Alabama but fear not: the Hittin' Kittens battle on! The Cats face the winner of FSU/Baylor as they try and bust out of the loser's bracket to face Florida on Sunday.

Alabama tops Kentucky. Cats to Loser's Bracket

In a hard-fought pitcher's duel, Kentucky just couldn't generate enough offense to overcome Alabama.

WE GET 'BAMA: UK Softball Preview/Gamethread

Consider that "Cinderella" slipper officially shattered: Kentucky trounced #6 Louisiana-Lafayette and their 3 NFCA All-Team players 4-1 Thursday night. Next up, our SEC sisters from Titletown as Kentucky takes on Alabama at 9:30 tonight on ESPN2.

Hittin' Kittens advance in WCWS

The Wildcats defeated the Ragin' Cajuns of Louisiana Lafayette last night, and goes for the semifinals against Alabama tonight.

Hittin' Kittens vs. Ragin' Cajuns - GameThread

History will be made today when the Wildcats are inaugurated into college softball's most exclusive club. Is UK's offense up to the challenge? Who will win the battle in the circle? All this and more tonight in OKC at the WCWS!

UK's Hittin' Kittens Make History Yet Again

UK Softball battled past perennial powerhouse UCLA in this weekend's Super Regional to take its place on the nation's largest stage for the first time in program history. Let's review how we got here, and take a peek at our first opponent - the Ragin

UK Softball Fights to Survive and Advance in LA

Griffin Joiner's magnificent Glam Slam in the third inning was not enough to keep the Bruins at bay as the Cats fell 4-6 at the Los Angeles Super Regional. Will Coach Lawson and the Wildcats beat the odds to punch their ticket to OKC today?

Doubleheader! Baseball and Softball Game Threads

The Kentucky Wildcats oppose squads of ballplayers from opposite coasts today. The men face Florida in game 2 of the SEC Tournament semi-finals while the women open Super Regional play against UCLA.

Can the Hittin' Kittens claw past the Blue Demons?

After 2 nail biters, UK faces #4 seed DePaul for the right to move onto the Super Regionals. Rachel Lawson said BBN was a huge factor in Saturday's victory - is the crowd at the Cropp up for the challenge today?

Cats and Dawgs and Dukes, OH MY.

As both Kentucky's softball and baseball teams kickoff at 1 EDT today, we're combining the threads into a single location. Come join in the fun.

Cats vs. Cats for first game in Lexington Regional

It's the Cats in Blue vs. the Cats in Green as Kentucky takes on Ohio in their first game of the Lexington Regional this weekend at John Cropp Stadium. Can Kelsey Nunley out-hurl Savannah Jo Dorsey for the win?

It's Cats vs. Dawgs tonight in Columbia

Tonight, Rachel Lawson's Hittin' Kittens claw their mark on UK history as they compete for the ultimate bragging rights in the SEC. Come join the fun in cheering on the Cats!