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UK Women’s Volleyball sweeps Lipscomb

(H/t Regina Rickert)

The UK Women’s Volleyball team swept Lipscomb today in Nashville, winning the match 3-0. The match was one of the shortest of the season only taking about 1 hour and 15 minutes to complete. The Cats now move to 7-3 on the season.

Set Breakdown

Set 1: 25-23. Lipscomb got off to a strong start and UK trailed 11-7. The Cats fought back to tie the game at 17. After a missed serve by Lipscomb that Cats clinched the set.

Set 2: 25-19. After a solo block by Zan the Cats led Lipscomb 8-7. With two blocks by Morgan Bergren and O’Conner Kentucky was able to take a 18-13 lead, and end up taking the set.

Set 3: 25-9. Kentucky was off to a strong start, leading Lipscomb 8-2. Lipscomb way never able to recover and the Cats took off to win the set 25-9.

Team Leaders

Kentucky’s Sara Schwarzwalder was impressive in the match. She racked up 8 kills, 2 blocks, and only 1 error. Her hitting percentage was an impressive .700

Zan was right on her heels with 6 kills, an impressive 6 blocks, and a hitting percentage of .750.

All together the Cats racked up 67 attacks, 29 digs, and had a hitting percentage average of .522. Eleven of Kentucky’s digs came from Junior Jackie Napper.

The Cats will play their last non-conference match of the regular season on Monday against Morehead State.
The Cats will host the Eagles at Memorial Coliseum at 7 p.m. The Eagles are currently 8-4 on the season and will be coming off their final tournament of the regular season, the Pittsburgh Panther Invitational.



Article written by Courtney Hessler

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