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Kentucky Kernel

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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky Wildcats libero Eleanor Beavin (6) returns a serve during the UK vs. Illinois women’s volleyball game in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK lost 3-1. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

No. 7 Kentucky stunned 3-1 by Illinois in second round of NCAA Tournament

Cole Parke December 4, 2021

No. 7 Kentucky volleyball was stunned 3-1 by Illinois in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday night in Lexington. The loss stifles Kentucky’s attempt to become back-to-back national champions.Alli...

The wildcats celebrate after a point during the UK vs. Texas A&M volleyball game on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-0. Photo by Amanda Braman | Staff

UK sweeps Southeast Missouri State 3-0 to advance to round two of NCAA Tournament

Jaron Centers December 4, 2021

The UK volleyball team dominated their way into the second round of the NCAA tournament on Friday following a 3-0 sweep (25-15, 25-14, 25-19) over the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks.Madi Skinner and...

The Wildcats celebrate during UK volleyball’s game against Southern California on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-0. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Kentucky volleyball earns No. 7 seed in NCAA Tournament

Cole Parke December 2, 2021

Kentucky volleyball earned the No. 7 seed in the NCAA Tournament during Sunday’s bracket reveal. Only the top 16 teams in the country receive seeds, while the rest of the field earns at-large bids....

Kentucky’s bench reacts to a Kareem Watkins basket during the UK vs. Central Michigan men’s basketball game on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 85-57. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Fall 2021 sports in review

Hunter Shelton December 2, 2021

Long gone are the days of Kentucky Athletics being ruled solely on the hardwood.While the legendary basketball program remains in the upper echelon of collegiate athletics, Lexington has witnessed the...

Kentucky celebrates after scoring a point during the University of Kentucky vs. Missouri volleyball game on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-0. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Kentucky volleyball wins fifth straight SEC Championship; earns auto-bid to NCAA Tournament

Cole Parke November 26, 2021

Kentucky volleyball (23-4) defeated Florida (20-7) 3-0 at Memorial Coliseum on Friday to win their fifth straight SEC Championship. The win also earns UK an auto-bid into the NCAA Tournament.Though they...

Kentucky Wildcats setter Cameron Scheitzach (8) cheers after the wildcats get a point during the UK vs. Texas A&M volleyball game on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-0. Photo by Amanda Braman | Staff

No. 8 Kentucky sweeps Auburn

Alec Anstine November 21, 2021

No. 8 Kentucky (21-4) defeated Auburn (13-13) 3-0, sweeping the Tigers in Auburn on Sunday afternoon. Madi Skinner led the team with 17 kills, followed by Alli Stumler with eight. Azhani Tealer and Reagan...

Kentucky Wildcats middle blocker Elise Goetzinger (11) hits the ball over the net during the University of Kentucky vs. Missouri volleyball game on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-0. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

No. 7 Kentucky sweeps Georgia 3-0 in Lexington

Alec Anstine November 11, 2021

No. 7 Kentucky (18-4) volleyball put on a strong showing, sweeping the Georgia Bulldogs (8-15) 3-0 in Lexington on Wednesday night.Alli Stumler led the team with 15 kills, with Madi Skinner following close...

Kentucky Wildcats middle blocker Azhani Tealer (15) hits the ball during UK volleyball’s game against Southern California on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-0. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

No. 5 Kentucky sweeps South Carolina 3-0 in Columbia

Scott Clarke November 6, 2021

No. 5 Kentucky volleyball bounced back from their first SEC loss yesterday, splitting the series against South Carolina in Columbia Friday night, sweeping the Gamecocks 3-0.Azhani Tealer led the Wildcats...

Kentucky Wildcats opposite Reagan Rutherford (10) and middle blocker Azhani Tealer (15) block the ball during UK’s home opener against Northern Iowa on Friday, Sept. 3, 2021, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-0. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

No. 5 Kentucky fall in five sets to South Carolina for first SEC loss

Cole Parke November 4, 2021

No. 5 Kentucky (16-4) fell short on the road 3-2 against South Carolina (13-10) for their first conference loss of the season.Alli Stumler led the Wildcats with 21 kills while Madi Skinner followed close...

Kentucky celebrates after scoring a point during the University of Kentucky vs. Missouri volleyball game on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-0. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Basketball school? Football school? Everything school

Cole Parke October 29, 2021

The University of Kentucky has held a long-standing reputation in the world of collegiate athletics as a “basketball school.”For years, UK has been renowned for the legendary men’s program led by...

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