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With Florida sweep, Kentucky volleyball keeps on winning

Leah Edmond stars as Kentucky volleyball sweeps Florida

Kentucky volleyball’s Lead Edmond talks about UK’s 3-0 sweep of Florida at Memorial Coliseum on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. Ranked No. 12, UK beat the 11th-ranked Gators 25-15, 25-18, 25-20 to go 11-0 in SEC play.
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Kentucky volleyball’s Lead Edmond talks about UK’s 3-0 sweep of Florida at Memorial Coliseum on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. Ranked No. 12, UK beat the 11th-ranked Gators 25-15, 25-18, 25-20 to go 11-0 in SEC play.

In case you haven’t noticed, Kentucky volleyball is on an extended roll.

After sharing the Southeastern Conference title last season, Craig Skinner’s team improved to 11-0 in the league this season by sweeping archrival Florida 25-15, 25-18, 25-20 on Wednesday night in Memorial Coliseum.

Josh Sullivan of the Herald-Leader has all the details.

“It’s always fun to sweep Florida, especially at home,” said UK star Leah Edmond afterward. “Especially knowing that they’re our big competition in the SEC right now.”

The win was the 14th straight for the 12th-ranked Cats, who are now 17-4 on the season after an 0-3 start. Florida, ranked 11th, dropped to 10-2 in league play and 19-5 overall.

Kentucky volleyball’s Madison Lilley talks about the effect of the Memorial Coliseum crowd in UK’s sweep of No. 11 Florida on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. Ranked 12th, Kentucky is now 11-0 in SEC play.





Kentucky’s remaining schedule:


  • Sunday, Nov. 4, at Ole Miss, 2:30 p.m.
  • Friday, Nov. 9, Mississippi State, 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, Nov. 11, Alabama, 1:30 p.m.
  • Wed, Nov. 14, at Arkansas, 6 p.m. (ESPNU)
  • Sunday, Nov. 18, Missouri, 4 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 21, at South Carolina, 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, Nov. 24, Auburn, 1 p.m.

SEC volleyball standings

TeamSECOverall
Kentucky11-017-4
Missouri10-220-4
Florida10-219-5
Tennessee9-218-5
South Carolina6-515-6
Texas A&M6-613-11
Alabama5-618-7
Arkansas4-710-11
Georgia3-812-10
Ole Miss3-813-12
Auburn3-910-12
LSU2-87-14
Miss State1-105-19




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