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Kentucky Kernel

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Kentucky Kernel

UK poses for a photo after the University of Kentucky vs. Texas NCAA women’s volleyball championship game on Saturday, April 24, 2021, at CHI Health Center in Omaha, Nebraska. UK won 3-1. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky celebrates national championship win at Memorial Coliseum

Barkley Truax April 25, 2021

14 hours after achieving the ultimate feat and capturing the 2020 - 2021 Volleyball National Championship, Kentucky volleyball was welcomed home with a celebration on their home court Sunday afternoon.The...

Kentucky Wildcats outside hitter Avery Skinner (4) dives for the ball during the UK vs. Ole Miss game on Saturday, March 13, 2021, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-1. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Kentucky advances to first national championship in program history

Barkley Truax April 22, 2021

“This whole trip, it was a business trip,” Allie Stumler said.No. 2 Kentucky defeated No. 6 Washington 3-1 (25-18, 23-25, 25-23, 25-17) Thursday evening to advance to the volleyball national championship...

Kentucky Wildcats outside hitter Madi Skinner (2) spikes the ball during the University of Kentucky vs. University of Alabama volleyball game on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-0. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky advances to regional semifinals after sweeping UNLV

Barkley Truax April 15, 2021

Kentucky lived up to their No. 2 overall ranking in their 3-0 sweep over the UNLV Rebels Thursday night in round two of the NCAA tournament. It’s been slightly over three weeks since the Wildcats (19-1)...

UK celebrates a point during the University of Kentucky vs. University of Alabama volleyball game on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-0. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky Volleyball locks in school-best No. 2 seed for NCAA Tournament

Braden Ramsey April 4, 2021

Following a historic season for the program, UK Volleyball has achieved its highest-ever seed for the NCAA Tournament, slotting in at No. 2 for this year's event.The Cats will face off with the winner...

UK celebrates a point during the University of Kentucky vs. University of Alabama volleyball game on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-0. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Volleyball clinches fourth straight SEC championship with second sweep of Alabama

Braden Ramsey March 25, 2021

Three Wildcats recorded double-digit kills, Madison Lilley racked up 29 assists and Kentucky notched its 15th sweep of the season on its way to a fourth straight SEC title Thursday night. The dynastic...

Kentucky Wildcats outside hitter Avery Skinner (4) hits the ball during the UK vs. Ole Miss volleyball game on Friday, March 12, 2021, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-0. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

No. 3 Kentucky extends undefeated season after sweep of Ole Miss

Barkley Truax March 12, 2021

Kentucky swept Ole Miss 3-0 (25-21, 25-17, 25-11) Friday night, continuing their dominant streak of 36 straight set wins and improves to 15-0 on the season.The Rebels headed into the first of two games...

Kentucky sophomore Alli Stumler bumps the ball during the second round game of the DI NCAA Volleyball Tournament against Michigan on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 3-0. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Kentucky moves to 10-0 after back-to-back sweeps of Arkansas

Braden Ramsey January 30, 2021

The No. 4 Wildcats picked up right where they left off their fall slate, going to Fayetteville on breaking out the brooms on the Razorbacks. The pair of 3-0 victories gave the Cats six straight sweeps...

Kentucky volleyball players dance during a timeout in the second round game of the DI NCAA Volleyball Tournament against Michigan on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 3-0. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

After unbeaten fall, volleyball begins spring slate versus Arkansas

Braden Ramsey January 29, 2021

Typically, the college volleyball season would have ended over a month ago. As we’ve all come to learn though, COVID-19 has made life anything but. Volleyball was one of a number of fall sports that...

Kentucky sophomore Madison Lilley serves during the match against Florida on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018 at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky swept the Gators winning the first three sets. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK, UT duke it out in three-sport Border Battle

Braden Ramsey October 19, 2020

If you asked members of Big Blue Nation which SEC team they most despise, you’d get plenty of people to say Florida. But the vast majority would pick the team from the Border Battle.Whether it’s the...

Kentucky sophomore Alli Stumler celebrates after a UK point during the UK vs Southeast Missouri State NCAA tournament volleyball game on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-0 Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky downs Tennessee in Volleyball for Second Straight Night

Kameron Roach October 17, 2020

Following a dominant display in its season opener, No. 3 Kentucky volleyball secured another win over Tennessee on Saturday night in Memorial Coliseum.After not claiming a single set on Friday, the Vols...

Kentucky junior Madison Lilley sets the ball during the second round game of the DI NCAA Volleyball Tournament against Michigan on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 3-0. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Kentucky Volleyball sweeps Tennessee in Season Opener

Kameron Roach October 16, 2020

The No. 3 ranked Kentucky volleyball team got its season off to a hot start, sweeping the Tennessee Volunteers 3-0 in the Cats home opener. UK maintained the lead for every set, winning the first and...

Kentucky freshman Alli Stumler saves a ball from hitting the ground during the match against Murray State in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky defeated Murray State three sets to zero. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK volleyball falls to Nebraska in Sweet 16 sweep

Hailey Peters December 7, 2018

A rematch from the Elite 8 in the 2017 tournament, the Kentucky Wildcats faced the Nebraska Cornhuskers in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament of Friday, Dec. 7 in the Minnesota regional finals. The match...

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