Big Blue Brew 5/31: NCAA Regionals Begin

The baseball team plays its first game of the NCAA Regional today.

🔵 The Official Daily Newsletter For Kentucky Athletics

Good Morning. GET UP IT’S GAME DAY! Come on out to Kentucky Proud Park to watch the Cats take on Western Michigan, or watch it at home here. Get game information here. Listen to the game here.

What else are we mixing in today’s Brew?

🥎 Invitational invite
🥎 NFCA All-American
🔵 And much, much more!


🔼 Get ready for the baseball game by listening to the latest Behind Kentucky Baseball.

🔼 Back Again. The softball team has been invited back to the Shriners Children’s Clearwater Invitational. Games will begin on Feb. 13, 2025. In the 2024 Invitational, the Cats won two games, lost one and had two games canceled. The team beat North Carolina 12-10 and Wisconsin 6-5. The Cats lost to Washington 8-1 and had the UCF and Texas game canceled.

🔼 Making History. The National Fastpitch Coaches’ Association named Erin Coffel an All-American. She is the first softball player to earn the award three times. Coffel had an outstanding season. She holds the record for home runs (68), walks and runs batted in. Just this year, Coffel had 38 runs, 46 hits, 47 walks and batted .317.

Another One. Erin Coffel earned the title of NFCA All-American for the third time in her career.

What was the first year Coffel earned the award?

Got a guess? Check below for the answer!


R & R Takeover. The NCAA awarded Anna Havens Rice and Zane Rosely with postgraduate scholarships. The NCAA awards 126 postgraduate scholarships annually to student-athletes who excel academically and athletically and are in their final year of college competition. Rice just graduated from Kentucky with a degree in chemistry and plans to attend medical school. Rosely completed both a finance and management degree.


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Friday, May 31

⚾️ Baseball NCAA Regional vs. Western Michigan @ 12pm ET | Preview | Tournament Central | Bracket | Listen | Live Stats | Tickets | Watch

Saturday, June 1

⚾️ Baseball NCAA Regional vs. TBA @ TBA

Answer: 2021!

🔵 Have a great Friday!