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NCAA Volleyball – Comeback Cats Prevail Again: On to the Elite Eight

Seniors get to 100 career wins, Brown notches 1,000th career kill
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Powered by a masterful 14-4 run in the decisive fifth set the sixth-ranked Kentucky volleyball team marched on to the Elite Eight behind a 3-2 (20-25, 25-17, 22-25, 25-18, 15-9) win over No. 7 BYU in front of 3,219 fans in Memorial Coliseum on Friday. Kentucky trailed 2-1 in the match and then 5-1 in the deciding fifth frame before mounting comebacks to earn the win and a bit of history. Continue reading NCAA Volleyball – Comeback Cats Prevail Again: On to the Elite Eight

UK Volleyball – Thrills, Chills, and Kills—By John Huang

UK advances in NCAA Volleyball action – Photo by John Huang

(LEXINGTON, Ky.) — The matches I just witnessed during the first and second rounds of the 2017 NCAA Volleyball Tournament weren’t anything like the games our moms used to play. They weren’t the backyard variety we batted around at summer picnics nor were they the recreational version we played in church or intramural leagues. They were nothing like the two-man game invented on California beaches, and they certainly didn’t resemble the testosterone laden variation I participated in while serving in Uncle Sam’s Army. Continue reading UK Volleyball – Thrills, Chills, and Kills—By John Huang

UK Volleyball – Comeback Cats Move on to Round of 16 with Five-Set Win over WKU

UK advances in NCAA Volleyball – Photo by John Huang

Leah Edmond registers 22 kills, the most under Skinner in an NCAA Tournament match

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Throughout the 2017 season, the No. 6 Kentucky volleyball team has been in nearly every situation. However, there’s something a little different about your back being against a wall with your season on the line. Continue reading UK Volleyball – Comeback Cats Move on to Round of 16 with Five-Set Win over WKU

Kentucky Rolls to 3-0 Sweep of ETSU in NCAA First Round 12-1-17

File Photo – UK vs Auburn – Photo by Mike Cyrus

Avery Skinner registers 14 kills on a .407 hitting percentage

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Freshmen Avery Skinner and Madison Lilley sparked the Kentucky volleyball team to a 3-0 (25-19, 25-20, 25-21) opening-round win over East Tennessee State in the NCAA Tournament in front of 4,005 fans inside of Memorial Coliseum on Friday night. Continue reading Kentucky Rolls to 3-0 Sweep of ETSU in NCAA First Round 12-1-17

Kentucky Volleyball Announces 2018 Recruiting Class

File Photo – UK vs Auburn – Photo by Mike Cyrus

Four Freshman and one JUCO Transfer will join UK

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky volleyball head coach Craig Skinner announced the completion of the 2018 recruiting class on Tuesday. Middle blocker Gabby Goddard (Lexington, Massachusetts), setter Cameron Schietzach (Orlando, Florida), outside hitter Alli Stumler (Floyds Knobs, Indiana) and libero Lauren Tharp (Louisville, Kentucky) will all join the Wildcats as freshmen next year. Caitlyn Cooper (Missouri City, Texas) will join as a junior college transfer. Cooper originally signed with the 2016 class. Continue reading Kentucky Volleyball Announces 2018 Recruiting Class

UK Volleyball – Five Wildcats Named All-SEC, Three Win Individual Honors

Dusek wins Libero of the Year, Lilley Freshman of the Year, Skinner Coach of the Year

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Five Kentucky volleyball players earned All-Southeastern Conference honors on Wednesday, headlined by Madison Lilley winning Freshman of the Year and senior Ashley Dusek garnering her third-consecutive SEC Libero of the Year award. Lilley and Dusek join seniors Kaz Brown and Emily Franklin and sophomore Leah Edmond on the All-SEC team. Freshman Avery Skinner appears on the All-Freshman team alongside Lilley. Head coach Craig Skinner was named Co-Coach of the Year. Continue reading UK Volleyball – Five Wildcats Named All-SEC, Three Win Individual Honors

Kentucky Women’s Tennis Inks Three in Early Signing Period

Kentucky Women’s Tennis Inks Three in Early Signing Period

The Wildcats added Alexis Merrill, Yang Lee and sophomore transfer Diana Tkachenko

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky women’s tennis has signed Yang Lee and Alexis Merrill to National Letters of Intent, and added sophomore transfer Diana Tkachenko, head coach Carlos Dradá announced Friday afternoon. Merrill and Yang will join the roster in the fall of 2018, while Tkachenko will arrive on campus in January. Continue reading Kentucky Women’s Tennis Inks Three in Early Signing Period