Every Tuesday, UK Athletics recognizes outstanding performances for our student-athletes. These are the honorees for the week ending Sunday, Oct. 31:
Football: Randall Cobb
292 all-purpose yards, including 12 pass receptions for 171 yards and a touchdown
Women's soccer: Natalie Horner
Natalie Horner had a career night helping UK to a 6-1 win over Vanderbilt and an appearance in the program's first SEC Tournament since 2007. Horner scored two goals and assisted on two others in the win ... She took seven shots, three on goal. She has recorded a team high seven assists and ranks second on the team in points scored.
Volleyball: Stephanie Klefot
Sophomore Stephanie Klefot led a strong defensive effort in helping UK to a pair of impressive victories over Georgia and Auburn. Klefot helped the Wildcats limit the Bulldogs to a negative .010 hitting percentage with a team-best 11 digs in the win. She was the lone player in the match to reach double-figures for digs. Against, Auburn she led the squad with a match-high 13 digs in limiting the Tigers to a mere .108 hitting percentage. Klefot has now led the Blue and White in digs 20 times this season and she has reached double-figures on 22 occasions. Klefot's passing was also sensational this weekend. The sophomore was served at on 59 occasions and she charted a .966 percentage for the weekend. She is just two digs shy of reaching 700 for a career - a total that leads the team for a player who has not even played two full seasons.
Men's soccer: Matt Lodge
Sophomore midfielder Matt Lodge netted the biggest goal of the season for the Wildcats on Wednesday, breaking a 1-1 tie with a goal at No. 17 Tulsa ... The goal lifted UK to the win at Tulsa, its first since the 2006 season ... The goal came on a free kick from 30 yards out, bent around and netted in the far post ... It was Lodge's fourth goal of the season and the 10th of his two-year career ... With the win over Tulsa, UK moved closer to contention for the C-USA Tournament, Nov. 10-14.
Men's tennis: Eric Quigley
Eric Quigley won the singles title of the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Indoor Championships over ITA No. 1 John-Patrick Smith of Tennessee 6-3, 7-6 (5), claiming his second straight singles title at the event. The win marks the second time in his career that Quigley has defeated the No. 1-ranked player in the country. Last year, Quigley took down the top-ranked Oleksandr Nedovyesov of Oklahoma State, in straight sets 7-5, 6-1 at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-American Championships. This is the first time in three chances that Quigley has defeated Smith.
Volleyball: Lauren Rapp
Senior Lauren Rapp led the Wildcats to pair of 3-0 sweeps against two SEC opponents to keep UK's hopes alive for an NCAA Tournament bid. Rapp was sensational for the Blue and White as the senior from Indianapolis led UK with 3.17 kills per set on a hot-handed .381 hitting clip. Her defensive effort was just as magnificent as she led the team with 10 blocks for an average of 1.67 per set. She also ranked third on the team with 2.17 scoops per stanza. With 10 kills against Auburn, Rapp moved into 10th place all-time for career kills with 1,199 for her career. She is just one shy of becoming just the 10th player in school history with 1,200 for a career. Rapp also nearly reached another milestone with eight block assists for the weekend. The senior now needs just one more block assist to become just the second player in school allure with 400 career block assists while ranking second all-time in that category. Rapp posted above-average numbers in nearly every category including kills per set, hitting percentage, assists, digs, blocks and points per game.
Football: Danny Trevathan
16 tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss, 1 fumble caused