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UK Sports Report (week of Feb. 21)

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Men's basketball
- The Wildcats went 2-0 on the week, earning wins over Mississippi State and South Carolina as Terrence Jones recorded back-to-back double-doubles in the wins.
- Brandon Knight recorded his 11th 20-point game of the season against Mississippi State, a UK freshman record. Knight scored in double figures for the 21st straight game against
South Carolina, marking the longest streak since Jodie Meeks had 32 straight in the 2008-09 season.
- The Wildcats extended their home-winning streak to 32, the second-longest streak in the country. UK is 31-0 at Rupp Arena under John Calipari. It's the second-longest streak for a UK coach in Rupp Arena behind Rick Pitino's 33 straight home wins in 1992-94.

Women's basketball
- Kentucky went 1-1 in its two SEC road games last week, rebounding from a tough loss at Georgia on Thursday to chart a monumental win at Vanderbilt on Sunday afternoon. UK defeated the Commodores 80-71, marking its first win in Memorial Gym since 1986.
- Five Wildcats scored in double figures sparked by 22 points from Keyla Snowden. The sharp-shooting junior nailed four 3-pointers while dishing out a team-high three assists in her first start since Jan. 19. Snowden has hit 52 three-pointers this season which moves her to eighth on UK's single-season list.

Softball
- UK captured the Garnet and Gold tournament at Florida State to improve to 8-2 overall on the season, which matches the best start to a season in school allure.
- Junior Brittany Cervantes made history for UK with home runs in three consecutive at-bats. Cervantes led the offense with a .625 batting average, which included a 4-for-4 day in the championship win over FSU.
- Junior pitcher Chanda Bell matched her own single-game record with 15 strikeouts in a win over Georgia Southern. She now has 25 games in her career with 10 or more fanned batters.

Baseball
- The baseball team opened its 2011 season as part of a three-game weekend in Charleston, S.C., falling to No. 20 College of Charleston, Marshall and Miami (Ohio).
- Kentucky got a sterling starting pitching performance on Sunday vs. Miami (Ohio) from junior Alex Meyer, who tossed a career-high seven innings, allowing only three hits and one earned run, while striking out a career-best 13. Meyer was the hard-luck loser in the 3-
1 loss to the RedHawks, with the go-ahead run scoring on an error.
- The Wildcats were held to a .181 batting average on the weekend, playing a host of newcomers and first-year starters. Sophomore catcher Luke Maile led the Wildcats at the plate, batting .364 (4-for-11) with a double and two RBI. Kapteyn batted .250 (3-for-12)
with a double, a homer and three RBI. Senior shortstop Taylor Black belted his first career triple to spark a run-scoring opportunity for the Wildcats in Sunday's game.

Gymnastics
- The gymnastics team posted a 49.4 on vault against the No. 14 Ohio State Buckeyes for the highest vault score in school history. UK was led on the event by senior Phylicia Reshard, who posted a career-high 9.95, becoming only the sixth gymnast in school annuals to post a 9.95 or higher on the event. Every Wildcat scored above a 9.85 on vault as UK had the top five scores on the event. Senior Andrea Mitchell notched a season-best 9.85, while Colleen Williams earned a career-best 9.85.
- UK also earned its highest overall team score of the year when it scored a 195.05 against the Buckeyes. Kentucky defeated Ohio State on vault and uneven bars to post the high score.
- Junior Storey Morris posted a 9.825 on bars for her highest mark of the season, earning her event honors. Freshman Audrey Harrison also had a great meet for Kentucky, scoring a career-high 9.775 on floor and a 9.65 on balance beam.

Men's tennis
- The men's tennis team wasted no time getting back on the winning track after falling to No. 5 Texas, posting a dominating 4-1 victory over No. 14 Texas Tech. Kentucky was flawless in doubles action to grab the doubles point and then continued its strong play into singles, scoring wins from senior Alberto Gonzalez, junior Eric Quigley and freshman Tom Jomby. Kentucky is now 5-0 this season when it wins the doubles point.
- UK followed its win over Texas Tech with a 4-2 victory over No. 29 Washington. The victory over No. 29 Washington was the sixth win this season for the Wildcats over a top-50 ranked team.
- No. 79 Anthoyn Rossi was the clinching point for the Wildcats against Washington when he scored a 6-2, 5-7, 6-3 win over Tobi Obenaus at No. 5 singles. The native of France has been impressive for UK this season with a 6-2 dual-match record.

Swimming and diving
- The swimming teams wrapped up the SEC Swimming Championships on Saturday in style with six swimmers turning in times that rank in the top 10 all-time in program history. Senior Chatham Penrod now owns the top three 100 backstroke times and the top time in the 200 backstroke.
- Combined with the diving unit, the Kentucky women finished in seventh place with 236 points and the Kentucky men finished in eighth with 199 points.

Women's golf
- Senior Ashleigh Albrecht closed out the UCF Challenge with an even-par 72 and earned co-tournament champion honors. As a team, the Cats turned in their lowest 54-hole total of the year last Tuesday with a 17-over par 881. The score put the Cats in fourth place in the 17-team field.
- Albrecht's first-round 6-under par 66 is the second-lowest individual score in program history and the Cats' first-round score of, one-under par, 287 is the second-lowest team score in program history since records began being kept in 1987-88.

Women's tennis
- The women's tennis team picked up its first two wins of the season with a doubleheader sweep of Miami (Ohio) and Eastern Kentucky on Saturday.
- After dropping the doubles point, the Cats took down the RedHawks 4-3 to get the doubleheader off on the right foot. In the second billing UK defeated Eastern Kentucky without dropping a single match or set, winning 7-0.

Upcoming schedule

Monday, Feb. 21

Men's golf at Mobile Bay Intercollegiate (Mobile, Ala.)

Tuesday, Feb. 22
Baseball at Morehead State - 2 p.m.
Men's golf at Mobile Bay Intercollegiate (Mobile, Ala.)

Wednesday, Feb. 23
Baseball hosts Eastern Michigan - 4 p.m.
Men's basketball at Arkansas - 8 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 24
Women's basketball hosts Arkansas - 6:00 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 25
Softball vs. Memphis • Noon (Stanford, Calif.)
Softball vs. Colorado St. - 2:10 p.m. (Stanford, Calif.)
Baseball hosts Illinois-Chicago - 4 p.m.
Gymnastics hosts LSU - 7 p.m.
Track and field at SEC Championships (Fayetteville, Ark.)

Saturday, Feb. 26
Women's tennis hosts Indiana - 10:30 a.m.
Baseball hosts Illinois-Chicago - 1 p.m.
Men's basketball hosts Florida - 4 p.m.
Softball at Stanford - 4:30 p.m. (Stanford, Calif.)
Softball vs. UC Davis - 9 p.m. (Stanford, Calif.)
Rifle at GARC Championships (Oxford, Miss.)
Track and field at SEC Championships (Fayetteville, Ark.)
Swimming and diving at Last Chance Meet (Knoxville, Tenn.)

Sunday, Feb. 27
Softball vs. North Dakota State - noon (Stanford, Calif.)
Baseball hosts Illinois-Chicago - 1 p.m.
Women's basketball at Auburn - 2 p.m.
Gymnastics vs. Nebraska/Iowa/Bowling Green - 3 p.m. (Lincoln, Neb.)
Women's golf at Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate (New Orleans)
Track and field at SEC Championships (Fayetteville, Ark.)

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