Kentucky Softball Featured 12 Times on National Television

Kentucky Softball Featured 12 Times on National Television

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky Softball team will be featured 12 times on national television, it was announced by ESPN and its partners on Wednesday afternoon.

Kentucky will be competing in the highly prestigious Shriners Children’s Clearwater Invitational this February, returning to the event for the first time since 2019. The Wildcats will have two nationally-televised games in the event with its opener against North Carolina on Feb. 15 shown on ACC Network with Mark Neely and Jenny Dalton-Hill on the call followed by its matchup with No. 5 Texas on Feb. 17 on Longhorn Network with Women’s College World Series announcers Beth Mowins, Jessica Mendoza and Michele Smith on the call from Clearwater.

Kentucky’s opening Southeastern Conference series will see two national TV appearances for the Wildcats, with March 9 and 10 being noon ET starts live on SEC Network, the opening two of eight games for the Wildcats on SEC Network this season.

UK’s trip to the Swamp in Gainesville will see the Friday night series opener televised at 6 p.m. ET on SEC Network, followed by the series finale at Noon ET on ESPN2.

After single games televised in the Texas A&M and Georgia series, the SEC Network will televise all three contests of Kentucky at Auburn in the featured Saturday, Sunday, Monday series with the Monday night game airing in a standalone window at 7 p.m. ET on SEC Network.

Kentucky closes the regular season in Knoxville this season in a rare Thursday, Friday, Saturday series and the Thursday night game will be shown at 7 p.m. ET live on SEC Network.

Additional television windows will open as the season goes and weather impacts series, so stay locked into for the most up-to-date information on schedules and television assignments. Additionally, all games not on linear television in the SEC and all home games as well will be shown on SEC Network+ and the ESPN app.


2024 Kentucky Softball Television Schedule

Feb. 15 – vs. North Carolina, 11 a.m. ET (ACC Network)

Feb. 17 – vs. Texas, 7 p.m. ET (Longhorn Network)

March 9 – vs. LSU, Noon ET (SEC Network)

March 10 – vs. LSU, Noon ET (SEC Network)

March 22 – at Florida, 6 p.m. ET (SEC Network)

March 24 – at Florida, Noon ET (ESPN2)

April 6 – at Texas A&M, 4 p.m. ET (SEC Network)

April 14 – vs. Georgia, 2 p.m. ET (ESPNU)

April 20 – at Auburn, 4 p.m. ET (SEC Network)

April 21 – at Auburn, 7 p.m. ET (SEC Network)

April 22 – at Auburn, 7 p.m. ET (SEC Network)

May 2 – at Tennessee, 7 p.m. ET (SEC Network)

NEW for 2024 – The Kentucky Softball Designated Players Club

The Designated Players is the Official Booster Program of Kentucky Softball.  Financial contributions and community support through The Designated Players program, Kentucky Softball will be able to continue to develop our student-athletes on and off the field. To join The Designated Players, you can join online or click here to download the membership form and mail to the address listed.  For more information, email Kristine Himes at or Larry Cash at

For the latest on UK Softball, follow the Kentucky Wildcats on Twitter and Instagram at @UKSoftball.

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