Kentucky celebrates its first-ever trip to Omaha (UK Athletics)

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Cats make history, secure first-ever trip to Omaha

At The Ballpark

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Despite winning its second straight regional title in front of a home crowd last weekend, Kentucky didn’t dog pile, choosing instead to adopt a more business-like approach of shaking hands.

Getting back to a super regional was never the goal; these Wildcats were aiming for something bigger. Now that they’ve punched their ticket to Omaha with a dramatic win over Oregon State on Sunday night in front of yet another record crowd at Kentucky Proud Park, they celebrated the moment with a scrum.

“My heart is filled with gratitude,” said coach Nick Mingione. “I’m so[…]

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