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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky volleyball head coach Craig Skinner answers a reporters question during a press conference on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021, Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

UK volleyball set to unveil 2020 championship banner Friday night

BarkleyTruax September 2, 2021

“I still get goosebumps thinking about the accomplishments of our program on our team last year,” Kentucky head volleyball coach Craig Skinner said prior to Kentucky’s championship banner reveal.The...

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 volleyball players warm up ahead of the NCAA Championship game against no. 4 Texas at the CHI Health Center in Omaha, Nebraska on April 24, 2021. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky volleyball eager to compete for first national title

Natalie Parks April 24, 2021

After two weeks in the bubble in Omaha, Kentucky volleyball takes the court at 8:00 p.m. EST to seek its first national title.But the championship game has been the goal for Kentucky’s players all along,...

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

Scouting report: Texas volleyball

Braden Ramsey April 23, 2021

After dispatching No. 6 Washington in last night’s Final Four battle, No. 2 Kentucky stands on the precipice of its first national championship.“We’re living a dream right now,” head coach Craig...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Terrence Clarke (5) celebrates after making a three during the University of Kentucky vs. Notre Dame basketball game on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Notre Dame won 64-63. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

The sports world reacts to the death of Terrence Clarke

Barkley Truax April 23, 2021

Former Kentucky men's basketball player was confirmed to have died in a car accident in Los Angeles, California, on Thursday, April 22, 2021.Clarke's agent at Klutch Sports, the management agency that...

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 setter Madison Lilley (3) runs on to the court before the UK vs. Louisiana State University game on Saturday, March 6, 2021, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-0. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Craig Skinner, Madison Lilley take home AVCA national honors

Barkley Truax April 22, 2021

Craig Skinner has been named 2020-21 national coach of the year, per the American Volleyball Coaches Association. Madison Lilley was also chosen as the AVCA Division One Player of the Year - the first...

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 sweeps Purdue to make first Final Four in program history

Braden Ramsey April 20, 2021

The No. 2 Wildcats, fresh off of a victory over in-state brethren Western Kentucky less than 24 hours ago, picked themselves up after a slow start to defeat No. 7 Purdue 3-0 and advance to their first-ever...

Kentucky Wildcats opposite Azhani Tealer (15) spikes 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

Wildcats dominate Hilltoppers 3-0 to push into Elite Eight

Braden Ramsey April 19, 2021

After a 95-minute delay due to the duration of earlier tournament contests, the No. 2 team in the country wasted little time in its 3-0 dispatching of previously unbeaten No. 18 WKU, putting itself on...

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 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...

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