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Kentucky Wildcats middle blocker Elise Goetzinger (11) hits the ball during the Kentucky vs. Western Kentucky volleyball match on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2023, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 3-1. Photo by Travis Fannon | Staff

No. 10 Kentucky Volleyball split games in two-day Colorado trip

Colton Johnson, Reporter August 28, 2023

No. 10 Kentucky Volleyball concluded its weekend trip to Colorado with a 1-1 record after suffering a 3-1 opening night loss to Colorado State on Friday and bouncing back on Saturday with a 3-1 victory...

Kentucky Wildcats libero Eleanor Beavin (6) hits the ball during the No. 3 Kentucky vs. Loyola Chicago volleyball match in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-0. Photo by Isabel McSwain | Staff

Kentucky volleyball defeated 3-0 in Sweet 16 against No. 2 San Diego

Parker Scott, Reporter December 8, 2022

No. 3 Kentucky volleyball had its season come to an abrupt end on Thursday, being swept in Palo Alto against No. 2 San Diego. The Wildcats fought in every set but were unable to overcome the Toreros,...

The Wildcats celebrate during the No. 3 Kentucky vs. Loyola Chicago volleyball match in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-0. Photo by Isabel McSwain | Staff

No. 3 Kentucky volleyball sweeps Loyola Chicago to advance to second round of NCAA Tournament

Cole Parke, Sports Editor December 1, 2022

No. 3 Kentucky volleyball swept Loyola Chicago in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday, advancing to the Round of 32 for the sixth consecutive time. The Wildcats entered the tournament...

The Wildcats celebrate during the No. 10 Kentucky vs. Tennessee volleyball match on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Isabel McSwain | Staff

Kentucky volleyball officially begins hunt for second national title

Cole Parke, Sports Editor December 1, 2022

Kentucky volleyball earned a No. 3 seed in the NCAA Tournament during Sunday’s NCAA Tournament Selection Show, officially kicking off the hunt for UK’s second national title. The Wildcats finished...

Kentucky Wildcats outside hitter Alli Stumler (17) celebrates with Kentucky Wildcats setter Emma Grome (4) 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

Kentucky sweeps South Carolina, wins share of SEC Championship

Drew Johnson, Reporter November 27, 2022

Kentucky volleyball swept South Carolina on Saturday to secure a sixth consecutive SEC Championship, finishing the regular season with a 15-3 record in conference play. The Wildcats showed off their...

The Wildcats celebrate during the No. 10 Kentucky vs. Tennessee volleyball match on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Isabel McSwain | Staff

Kentucky sweeps Florida 3-0 after key performances by Rollins and Tealer

Parker Scott, Reporter November 21, 2022

No. 18 Kentucky volleyball (18-7) defeated No. 10 Florida in Gainesville on Sunday after being swept in the first match of the series.  The win sees the Wildcats find themselves back toward the top...

Kentucky Wildcats libero Eleanor Beavin (6) prepares for an incoming ball during the No. 10 Kentucky vs. Tennessee volleyball match on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Isabel McSwain | Staff

Kentucky volleyball outmatched by Florida in a 3-0 Sweep

Isaiah Pinto, Reporter November 20, 2022

No. 18 Kentucky volleyball (17-7) was swept by No. 10 Florida in Gainesville on Saturday. Kentucky traveled to Florida in a series to decide which team will earn the SEC’s auto-bid to the NCAA Tournament...

Kentucky players celebrate 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

Kentucky claims 3-1 victory over Tennessee in Lexington

Grace Kennedy, Reporter November 18, 2022

Kentucky volleyball defeated the Tennessee Volunteers 3-1 inside Memorial Coliseum on Wednesday night.  With the win, Kentucky remains near the top of the SEC standings, improving its conference record...

Women’s volleyball vs Auburn on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Travis Fannon | Staff

Kentucky rolls past Mississippi State 3-1 to maintain winning form

Grace Kennedy, Reporter November 12, 2022

Kentucky volleyball (16-6) notched a 3-1 victory over the Mississippi State Bulldogs to stretch its win streak to five matches inside Newell-Grissom Building in Starkville, Mississippi, on Friday.  Going...

The Wildcats celebrate a goal with the student section during the No. 1 Kentucky vs. No. 8 South Carolina soccer match in the first round of the Sun Belt Tournament on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2022, at the Wendell & Vickie Bell Soccer Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 2-1. Photo by Isabel McSwain | Staff

Wednesday wrap up: Nov. 2-9

Ali Cetinok, Asst. Sports Editor November 9, 2022

The “Wednesday wrap up” series gives readers a broad look at the weekly activities of all UK Athletics programs, many of which do not often have their results put in print. The series starts with...

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. 20 Kentucky sweeps Auburn 3-0 in back-to-back matches

Grace Kennedy, Reporter November 4, 2022

No. 20 Kentucky (14-6) defeated Auburn (18-5) in three sets inside Memorial Coliseum in Lexington on Sunday afternoon.  Adanna Rollins led the Wildcats with 12 kills while three of her teammates followed...

The Volleyball team celebrating after beating ole miss on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Travis Fannon | Staff

Kentucky volleyball claims victory over Ole Miss in four sets

Isaiah Pinto, Reporter October 16, 2022

No. 19 Kentucky stretched its win streak to six matches after toppling Ole Miss 3-1 inside Memorial Coliseum on Wednesday.    With the win, Kentucky remains near the top of the SEC standings, improving...

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