For the seventh time in a row, the Kentucky Wildcats volleyball team has beaten the University of Louisville and won the Battle of the Bluegrass, winning three sets to zero.
FINAL – Kentucky 3, Louisville 0
— Kentucky Volleyball (@KentuckyVB) September 21, 2019
The No. 16 Wildcats (7-4) were able to take down the No. 25 Cardinals (6-3) behind a stellar offensive performance. UK ended the game with a hitting percentage of .347 compared to only .070 for UL. Junior Madison Lilley finished with 41 assists and a perfect hitting percentage while junior Gabby Curry came away with 20 digs. Senior Leah Edmond led the team in kills with 15.
UK easily won the first two sets by 10-plus points but had to rally in the third set after falling down 7-5 before rattling off five straight points. The final set would go down to the wire with Kentucky maintaining a slight lead throughout before ultimately winning the set and the match.