Last year the University of Kentucky volleyball team’s hopes for the program’s first Final Four appearance were ended by eventual national champion Nebraska in the Regional Finals. On Friday, the Wildcats get their rematch with the Cornhuskers.
Kentucky men’s soccer has reached the NCAA Tournament quarterfinals where some of the most tradition-rich teams lie in wait. But in choice between tradition and his team, UK coach Johan Cedergren says, “I’d pick my squad.”
On Sunday night the University of Kentucky volleyball team learned it would be a No. 10 seed in the NCAA Tournament. Earlier in the day, the Cats learned they’d cleaned up in the SEC awards after an undefeated conference run.
Kentucky got a go-ahead goal with just under nine minutes left in a hard-fought win over visiting Lipscomb on Saturday at The Bell as the Cats advanced to the Elite Eight of the NCAA men’s soccer tournament.
The 11th-ranked University of Kentucky volleyball team swept No. 23 Missouri to clinch a share of the program’s seventh Southeastern Conference title on Sunday, while a junior star for the Wildcats wrote her name in the history book.