The Kentucky gymnastics team, which last year broke four program records on its way to a No. 12 national ranking, will open the season Jan. 5 with its annual “Excite Night” at Rupp Arena for the first time.
With a No. 12 ranked team and an enthusiastic home crowd Kentucky won the volleyball edition of the Battle of the Bluegrass for the fifth year in a row with a dominating 3-0 victory over Louisville Friday night in Memorial Coliseum.
Senior forward Tanya Samarzich, the leading goal scorer and point-getter for the Kentucky women’s soccer team, will miss the rest of the 2017 season after suffering a torn ACL in Sunday’s match at No. 8 Florida State.
The Kentucky women’s soccer team heads into its annual Battle of the Bluegrass against Louisville at home Friday coming off its first overtime win in more than three years and with one of the youngest starting lineups in the Southeastern Conference.
When Leah Edmond arrived at the University of Kentucky, she had some pretty lofty goals for her first season with UK volleyball. She accomplished all of them. As amazing as her accomplishments are, Edmond knows she still has much to do to improve her play and help No. 14 Kentucky achieve its championship goals.
If you watch Lexington Catholic’s near-lock candidate for Miss Kentucky Soccer play, you might wonder what all the fuss is about. Kennedy Tranter welcomes your presumptions. The shy, unassuming senior doesn’t want the attention. She’s biding her time and assessing the defense that’s been keying on her all night. And while you might not know much about Tranter, her opponents do.
About 50 people tried out Wednesday to be public address announcers for Kentucky sporting events. UK looked for energy and enthusiasm from those trying out. The four-hour scream fest was no place for the skittish.
Cooper Musselman saved his best round for last in the Kentucky Open. The University of Kentucky senior golfer and Louisville native fired a 4-under-par 67 Thursday to earn the title at Hurstbourne Country Club.
After spending 10 days training with the 16-player U.S. Women’s Junior National Training Team, Kentucky volleyball players Leah Edmond and Gabby Curry made the cut for the 12-player squad that will represent the USA in the U20 World Championships in mid-July.