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Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky Wildcats setter Emma Grome (4) answers questions during a post game press conference after the Kentucky vs. Marquette volleyball match on Friday, Aug. 26, 2022, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. Marquette won 3-2. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Column: Kentucky volleyball still a top tier program despite slow start

Drew Johnson, Staff Writer September 24, 2022

Kentucky Volleyball finished out its non-conference schedule with a three-set loss to Nebraska on Sunday, finishing with a 5-4 record going into SEC play. The start to the season is the worst the program...

Kentucky Wildcats middle blocker Elise Goetzinger (11) and Kentucky Wildcats opposite Reagan Rutherford (10) block a ball during the Kentucky vs. Wisconsin volleyball match on Friday, Sept. 9, 2022, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. Wisconsin won 3-0. Photo by Abby Szydlik | Kentucky Kernel

No. 13 Kentucky swept by No. 2 Nebraska

Samantha Money, Staff Writer September 18, 2022

No. 13 Kentucky was swept by No. 2 Nebraska 3-0 on Sunday, bringing its record to 5-4 on the season with all four losses coming from ranked opponents.  The loss followed an up-and-down weekend that...

Kentucky Wildcats middle blocker Elise Goetzinger (11) and Kentucky Wildcats opposite Reagan Rutherford (10) block a ball during the Kentucky vs. Wisconsin volleyball match on Friday, Sept. 9, 2022, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. Wisconsin won 3-0. Photo by Abby Szydlik | Kentucky Kernel

No. 14 Kentucky swept by reigning national champions No. 6 Wisconsin

Katelyn Perkins, Staff Writer September 10, 2022

Kentucky volleyball was defeated 3-0 by Wisconsin on Friday, suffering its second match loss of the season. The match was much anticipated by the Wildcats with the badgers being the reigning NCAA Tournament...

Kentucky Wildcats opposite Reagan Rutherford (10) and middle blocker Elise Goetzinger (11) attempt to block a hit during the Kentucky vs. Marquette volleyball match on Friday, Aug. 26, 2022, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. Marquette won 3-2. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

No. 11 Kentucky’s comeback falls short in five-set season opener

Ian Alvano, Reporter August 27, 2022

Kentucky volleyball’s season opener ended in a loss for the No. 11 Wildcats in five sets against Marquette on Friday. The Golden Eagles’ 3-2 victory tied the all-time overall series at 3-3.  Kentucky...

The sidelines aren’t just for benchwarmers: The pep behind UK athletics

Kendall Staton April 21, 2022

Responsible for keeping crowds engaged through close calls and all-around blowouts, the UK pep band has seen its fair share of UK sports history. While it may not always be the main attraction, the band...

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...

Kentucky Wildcats libero Riah Walker (9) reaches to hit 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

Kentucky powers past Arkansas in five sets

Cole Parke October 23, 2021

Kentucky (14-3) beat Arkansas (14-4) 3-2 after initially jumping ahead 2-0. The Razorbacks battled back in the third and fourth sets, but a final kill by Ahzani Tealer won it for the Cats in five. Madi...

Kentucky Wildcats associate head coach Anders Nelson talks to the Wildcats during a timeout in 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. 6 Kentucky hands Ole miss first loss of season in five sets

Hunter Shelton September 30, 2021

No. 6 Kentucky volleyball handed Ole Miss their first loss of the season on Wednesday night in Oxford, Mississippi, winning 3-2 (25-20, 25-23, 20-25, 16-25, 15-9) in five sets. Alli Stumler’s 22 kills...

Kentucky Wildcats libero Gabby Curry (12) makes confetti angels 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

UNDAUNTED: Visibility and viewership

Natalie Parks September 16, 2021

Maddie Berezowitz is a UK junior, NCAA Elite 90 award winner and a national champion. She’s also a volleyball fan. And she wants other people to be, too.As Berezowitz and her team progressed through...

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