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UK softball, baseball games postponed

Golf team finishes 7th at usf tourney

March 6, 2013 

The University of Kentucky softball team has postponed its home opener against Marshall scheduled for Wednesday because of expected winter weather.

A makeup date for the game has not been announced. The postponement means that 17th-ranked Kentucky's home schedule now begins with this weekend's three-game series against Southeastern Conference rival Mississippi (16-9).

Games are scheduled for 5 p.m. Friday, 1 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday.

Admission to all three games against Ole Miss is free because of the continued construction of the new UK Softball Complex. The new stadium is nearly completed, but until construction in the seating areas is done, admission to games will be free. Fans may contact the UK Ticket Office with any questions at 1-800-928-2287.

Kentucky (16-3) went 5-0 last weekend at the Under Armour Invitational in Tampa, Fla., defeating Illinois, USF, Loyola Marymount, Central Michigan and Western Michigan. UK-Cincinnati baseball rained out

UK's home baseball game against Cincinnati scheduled for Tuesday was postponed because of rain.

The game will be rescheduled, UK said. The seventh-ranked Wildcats (10-1) were scheduled to return to action Wednesday, hosting Xavier at 4 p.m. Men's golf team finishes in 7th place at USF

The University of Kentucky men's golf team finished in seventh place Tuesday among 17 teams in the USF invitational at the Lake Jovita Golf and Country Club in Dade City, Fla. The Cats recorded a 14-over-par 302 in the final round and went 20 over par for the tournament.

Stephen Powers of Naperville, Ill., a junior, was Kentucky's low finisher, tying for sixth place at 2 under par. Powers scored 2 over on Tuesday, recording three birdies on the day. It was Powers' second top-10 finish this season.

UK plays next March 11-12 at the Tiger Invitational in Auburn, Ala.

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