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Kentucky Sports Report (week of Aug. 29)

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Men's soccer
- The Wildcats posted a 2-0-0 mark on the week with a 2-1 come-from-behind win over
Eastern Kentucky and a 2-1 victory over Ohio.
- The win over Ohio marked the second straight year the Wildcats have opened 3-0-0.
Kentucky's best start to a season was in 2001 when the Cats won their first seven out of the gate.
- The wins also marked the most victories by Kentucky in the month of August, besting the previous high of two set in 2000, '09 and '10.
- Kelsey Hunyadi became the first Wildcat in program history to record a goal in each of the first three games of the season. It's also the second straight season Hunyadi has tallied three goals through the first three matches of the season.

Men's soccer
- The Kentucky men's soccer team completed a stellar opening weekend with two wins at the UK Soccer Complex, besting Dayton 2-0 in the season lidlifter and posting a dramatic 2-1comeback win over No. 9 Michigan on Sunday night. Kentucky rode breakout offensive performances from Tyler Riggs, C.J. Tappel, Dylan Asher and Charles Pettys during the weekend. Riggs provided the heroics, netting game-winning goals in both games, including his first career two-goal game in the comeback win over UM. Riggs, a native of Louisville, Ky., came off the bench on Friday night to give UK a 1-0 lead with his sixth career goal, leading UK to the win.
- On Sunday, UK faced a 1-0 hole in the 78th minute, when Riggs connected on the game-tying goal off the bench, adding the game-winning goal in the 82nd minute. Pettys and Asher each notched two-assist games, with Pettys handing out two assists on Friday and Asher notching his first two career assists on Riggs' goals Sunday. Tappel netted a goal and added an assist in the win on Friday.
- UK's victory over Michigan marked the first win over a top-10 ranked foe since the
Wildcats sprang a 2-1 comeback win over No. 1 SMU in 2007 at the UK Soccer Complex.
UK has now won two of the last three meetings between the two clubs, with UM coming
off its most successful season in program history, advancing to the NCAA College Cup.
- The win on Friday night marked UK head coach Ian Collins 200th career victory, with the
19th-year UK head man owning 190 career wins as a Wildcat.

Volleyball
- The Kentucky volleyball team began the 2011 season with a 2-1 record which included a
victory over No. 23 Tulsa to cap off the weekend at the Florida State Invitational.
- Kentucky was led offensively by FSU Invitational All-Tournament team members Becky
Pavan and Gretchen Giesler. Pavan and Giesler, both seniors matched career-high kill totals in the win over the Golden Hurricane.
- Freshman Jackie Napper ranked second on the team in digs per stanza and became the first player since Jenni Casper in 2003 to earn 10 or more digs in two of her first three career matches.
- Sophomore setter Elizabeth Koberstein was phenomenal for the Blue and White. She dished out 70 assists in the win over Tulsa, finding four players for double-figure kill efforts. Koberstein is the first player since Sarah Rumely in 2006 to post 70 or more helpers in a match.
- UK will now remain home for its next 10 matches of the season. The Wildcats own an .800 winning clip in Memorial Coliseum in the Craig Skinner era.

Upcoming schedule

Tuesday, August 30
Volleyball hosts Cincinnati - 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, September 1
Football vs. Western Kentucky - 9:15 p.m. (Nashville, Tenn.)

Friday, September 2
Women's soccer vs. Central Michigan - 5:00 p.m. (Louisville, Ky.)
Volleyball hosts Western Kentucky - 7:00 p.m.
Men's soccer hosts Wright State - 7:30 p.m.
Cross country at Belmont-VU Opener (Nashville, Tenn.)

Saturday, September 3
Volleyball hosts Ohio - 11:00 a.m.
Volleyball hosts Virginia Tech - 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, September 4
Women's soccer vs. Baylor - Noon (Louisville, Ky.)
Men's soccer hosts IUPUI - 2:30 p.m.

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