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Former UK basketball great Delk, gymnastics star Hansen will have their jerseys retired

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  University of Kentucky men’s basketball great Tony Delk and gymnastics star Jenny Hansen will have their jerseys retired by UK Athletics at events to be held in February.   Jersey retirement is considered the highest honor bestowed by the …

Wildcats add another Olympic champion as Johnson joins track and field coaching staff

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The 2014-15 Kentucky track and field coaching staff will feature two Olympic Medalists and three former Olympians as Allen Johnson was announced as the program’s newest assistant coach on Thursday.   Johnson won the Gold Medal at the 1996 Olympic …

Cardinal setter named All-European Global Challenge as USA National Team takes silver

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  University of Louisville setter Katie George was named to the All-Tournament team as a member of the USA National Collegiate Team that won the silver medal at the European Global Challenge Tournament in Pula, Croatia.   George, an Assumption …

Nick Anderson to compete at World Junior Championships, will represent Team USA

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  Nick Anderson will trade in his Kentucky uniform for that of Team USA when he competes at the International Association of Athletics Federations World Junior Championships at Oregon’s Hayward Field this week.   The United States is hosting an …

Tiger’s Miracle grabs a win, helps Team USA to silver cup finish in Pan American games

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Campbellsville incoming freshman Kayla Miracle fell short of the podium individually Thursday, but helped Team USA take home the silver cup at the 2014 Pan American Senior Women’s Wrestling Championships.   Miracle, the youngest member of Team USA’s Senior Pan …

Campbellsville wrestler Miracle earns surprise spot on Team USA for Pan American Games

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One future Campbellsville University student-athlete is getting one step closer to her Olympic dream this week.   Incoming freshman Kayla Miracle will compete for Team USA at the Pan American Senior Wrestling Championships. Competition begins with the men’s Greco-Roman action, …

Seven members of UK swimming team earn Scholar All-America status from CSCAA

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  Seven University of Kentucky swimming and diving student-athletes were named Scholar All-Americans by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America, adding to an impressive list of academic honors by the women’s team to close the 2013-14 season.   Juniors …

Kentucky volleyball players earn valuable experience playing for pair of national teams

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  University of Kentucky volleyball players Morgan Bergren and Jackie Napper each competed with USA Volleyball in the U.S. Collegiate National Team last month in China and Minneapolis, respectively.   Bergren was one of 12 players selected to compete during …

Kentucky women’s swimming and diving
team wins nation’s top scholastic ranking

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  Academic honors continue to accumulate for the University of Kentucky women’s swimming and diving team, as it earned the nation’s best grade-point average among all Division I men’s and women’s team and was named one of the 2014 Spring …

UK’s Anderson golden in 110-meter hurdles, advances to World Junior Championships

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Kentucky freshman Nick Anderson won the U.S. Junior 110-Meter Hurdles Championship, and earned a spot on the American team that will compete at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Junior Championships on Sunday at Oregon’s Hayward Field.   …

Three UK freshmen competing this week in U.S. Junior Track and Field Championships

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  Three Kentucky Wildcats will look to extend their freshman seasons at the United States Junior Track and Field Championships, which will take place July 5-6 at Historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.   Madison Jacobs will represent the UK …

Former Pittsburgh swimming standout Corvin promoted to head coaching spot at Transy

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Former assistant swimming and diving assistant coach Justin Corvin has been promoted to head coach, the athletics officials announced.   Corvin joined the Transylvania staff in 2011 and helped guide the Transylvania program to the top of the Ohio Athletic …

Pair of Wildcats pick up medals in Canadian Outdoor Track and Field Championships

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Two members of the Kentucky track and field team, Raymond Dykstra and Keffri Neal, picked up medals at this weekend’s Canadian Championships in Athletics, which were held in Montcon, New Brunswick.   Dykstra, a junior, won the Senior Canadian Javelin …

Three Wildcats finish in top 10 in U.S. Outdoor Track and Field Championships

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  The Kentucky track and field teams concluded the 2014 United States Outdoor Championships with three top-10 finishers, with two of them coming on Saturday in Sacramento, California.   Sha’Keela Saunders, a redshirt freshman, finished seventh overall and as the …

Eastern Kentucky junior runner Eason
named to Academic All-America team

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  Eastern Kentucky University junior Ann Eason has been voted a 2013-14 Capital One second team Academic All-American for women’s track and field and cross country by the members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).   Eason …