LEXINGTON, Ky. – After a banner year for the Kentucky Softball team in 2016, head coach Rachel Lawson, who enters her 10th year at the helm in Lexington, announced her team’s fall slate of games on Tuesday afternoon.
The Wildcats will play seven games over the latter part of September and into late October, with five of the seven games coming at John Cropp Stadium in Lexington. Entrance to all home fall games will be free of charge to fans.
The fall slate begins on Sunday, Sept. 25 at 1 p.m. ET as UK hosts Lake Land (IL) college for the fall opener. Following that, UK will host a doubleheader, with Eastern Kentucky coming to Lexington on Oct. 2 for a twin billing starting at Noon ET from JCS.
Lincoln Memorial will pay a visit to Lexington on Friday, Oct. 7 at 6 p.m. ET to close out UK’s four-game homestand to start the season.
Kentucky’s road games will come at Lawson’s old stomping grounds, Bowling Green, Ky., against the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers. WKU and UK will play a doubleheader on Oct. 15 starting at 3 p.m. ET.
The conclusion of the fall slate comes at John Cropp Stadium on Friday, Oct. 21 at 6 p.m. ET against in-state foe Georgetown.
2016 Kentucky Softball Fall Schedule
Sept. 25 – vs. Lake Land College (IL), 1 p.m. ET (John Cropp Stadium, Lexington, Ky.)
Oct. 2 – vs. Eastern Kentucky (DH), Noon ET (John Cropp Stadium, Lexington, Ky.)
Oct. 7 – vs. Lincoln Memorial, 6 p.m. ET (John Cropp Stadium, Lexington, Ky.)
Oct. 15 – at Western Kentucky, 3 p.m. ET (Bowling Green, Ky.)
Oct. 21 – vs. Georgetown, 6 p.m. ET (John Cropp Stadium, Lexington, Ky.)