Big Blue Brew 12/19: Doing Just Fine

Today, we're looking at D.J. Wagner earning Freshman of the Week.

🔵 The Official Daily Newsletter For Kentucky Athletics

Good morning. The holidays are a great time to take a break from that diet and splurge a little. But in case you are still trying to be good, today is National Oatmeal Muffin Day. Those are too bad, right?

What else are we mixing into today’s Brew?

🏀 Freshman of the Week
⚽️ Jordyn Rhodes top athlete
🔵 And much, much more!


🔼 Funky-Fresh. This freshman is turning tables on the court, and the SEC loves it. D.J. Wagner is on a loop, earning SEC Freshman of the Week for the second time this season. He had 14 points, six rebounds and five assists in UK’s game against No. 9 North Carolina. Wagner also played a game-high 35 minutes against the Tar Heels. Overall, this season, Wagner’s tempo has him averaging 12.8 points, 2.2 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 1.3 steals per game.

🔼  Top Cat. Top Drawer Soccer selected Jordyn Rhodes as the No. 64 player in the nation in its top 100 player list. Rhodes played and started all 19 matches and had 22 points this season. She took 55 shots, and 29 of them were on goal. Her excellent performance landed her the program’s all-time leaded goal scorer with 45 career goals.


A Mile a Minute. With a soccer match lasting 90 minutes and Jordyn Rhodes playing in 19 of them, well, that’s a whole lot of minutes of running.

Today’s question— how many total minutes did Rhodes play this season?

Think you got it? Scroll on down to the bottom of this email for the answer!


Andru Accepted. Christmas gifts are coming early for Andru Phillips. The defensive back accepted his invitation to the Reese’s Bowl that will be on Feb. 3. Phillips played 11 games this season and had 31 solo tackles, the sixth most on the team.


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Tuesday, December 19

🏊 Swim and Dive Auburn Diving Invite

Thursday, December 21

🏀 Women’s Basketball vs. Lipscomb @ 11am ET | Tickets
🏀 Men’s Basketball at Louisville @ 6pm ET | Watch


Answer: 1518!

🔵 Have a great Tuesday!