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The official nickname for the University of Kentucky's athletics teams is "Wildcats." The nickname became synonymous with UK shortly after a 6-2 football victory over Illinois on Oct. 9, 1909, on the road.

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The Wildcat Ambassadors will represent the University of Kentucky in a positive light at various recruitment events throughout the academic year, providing a valuable student to student connection that is vital to the college decision-making process.

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University of Kentucky student-athletes compete as the Wildcats under colors Kentucky blue and white. LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky Athletics fans can now stay instantly connected to their favorite UK Athletic program using Wildcat Alert.

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The Wildcat Ambassador Student Organization is a branch of the Visitor Center and the Office of Undergraduate Admission that is directed toward recruiting high school and transfer students to the University of Kentucky through meaningful relationships. The Wildcat Ambassadors will represent the University of Kentucky in a positive light at various recruitment events throughout the academic year, providing a valuable student to student connection that is vital to the college decision-making process.Ambassadors should be ready to share their stories regarding:-Why they chose UK
-What makes them passionate about UK
-Their major(s)/minor(s)
-Their extracurricular activities and campus involvementsThe Wildcat Ambassador student organization is a volunteer-based program. Wildcat Ambassadors are not considered University of Kentucky employees.The Wildcat Ambassador Student Organization is a branch of the Visitor Center and the Office of Undergraduate Admission that is directed toward recruiting high school and transfer students to the University of Kentucky through meaningful relationships. The nickname "Wildcats" became synonymous with UK shortly after a 6–2 football road victory over Illinois on October 9, 1909. Commandant Philip W. Corbusier, then head of the military department at old State University, told a group of students in a chapel service following the game that the Kentucky football team had "fought like Wildcats." Later the name Wildcats became more and more popular among UK followers as well as with members of the media. As a result, the nickname was adopted by the university.