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Academic All-America softball standout Katie Reed chosen as UK’s nominee for NCAA Woman of Year

Softball player Katie Reed, who graduated in May, has been chosen as the University of Kentucky’s nominee for the NCAA Woman of the Year. Established in 1991, the NCAA Woman of the Year award recognizes graduating female college athletes who have exhausted their eligibility and distinguished themselves in academics, athletics, service and leadership throughout their collegiate careers. Katie...

American Baseball Coaches Association names UK 2018 Team Academic Excellence Award winner

The University of Kentucky baseball team received a 2018 Team Academic Excellence Award from the American Baseball Coaches Association, it was last week. The Wildcats are the only Southeastern Conference program to earn the distinction for the 2017-18 academic year. The ABCA honors teams that post a cumulative grade-point average over 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for the entire academic year. Nearly 300 programs...