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Kentucky Sports Report (week of Sept. 26)

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Football
- Kentucky and Florida met for the 62nd time in school history with the Gators winning 48- 10, Saturday at Commonwealth Stadium.
- UK earned 299 yards of total offense against the Gators and 134 rushing yards, which is the most Florida has allowed this season.
- Kentucky had a two-play, 14-second drive that ended in a touchdown, marking the fifth time this season UK has had a touchdown drive that needed two minutes or less.
- The Wildcats' defense forced three turnovers in the game, getting an interception and recovering
two fumbles. It marked the second time this season that the UK defense has forced three of more turnovers.

Volleyball

- UK hit the road for a pair of SEC East matchups and split for the weekend, winning at South Carolina and falling at No. 6 Florida.
- Senior Becky Pavan led the attack for the Blue and White with an average of 4.0 kills
per set on a blazing .469 hitting clip. Pavan also took a team-high 49 swings and committed a mere five errors.
- In Kentucky's win at South Carolina, the Blue and White charted a season-high .398 hitting percentage and had three players top 10 or more kills for the match. The trio combined for 40 kills and committed a combined two errors.
- Senior Ann Armes was flawless for the match with 11 kills on a squad-high .647 hitting clip.

Women's soccer

- The UK women's soccer team posted a weekend split in Alabama, dropping a 4-1 affair at Auburn before securing a 4-1 win at Alabama Sunday.
- The win over Alabama was the Wildcats' first in Tuscaloosa since the 2003 season.
The win also marked the first time since 2004 that UK opened the conference season
on the road and collected a win.
- In the win, Kelsey Hunyadi and Caitlin Landis each recorded multiple goals. Hunyadi also recorded an assist tying her career high for points in a game with five. It marked Landis' first career multi-goal game.
- Hunyadi ranks second in the league in points with 20 and is in the top five of four different offensive categories. Hunyadi's 20 points is the most by a Wildcat since Giuleana Lopez finished the 2006 season with 25.

Men's soccer

- The No. 21 Kentucky men's soccer team completed a two-game week with a 3-2 win over Evansville Friday night, getting a game-winning goal from senior Sam Brooks in the 85th minute in the back-and-forth affair. UK also fell 2-0 at No. 3 Creighton on Wednesday night in Omaha.
- UK's trip to Florida will wrap up a brutal stretch for the Wildcats. Over a 15-day travel period, including trips to California, South Carolina, Nebraska and Florida, UK will have traveled more than 9,700 miles.
- UK has been paced by an explosive offensive attack, netting 25 goals in 11 games, ranking second in the NCAA in goals scored in stats released Tuesday. Overall, UK has taken 17.1 shots per game and is averaging 2.27 goals scored per contest, owning a 77-45 lead in corner kicks.
- Kentucky has been led offensively by Matt Lodge, who has seven goals and seven assists
through 11 games, including two game-winning goals. Sophomore Tyler Riggs has eight goals and four assists, including two game winners, while Charles Pettys has a team-high seven assists and one goal.


Men's tennis
- UK senior and No. 3 ranked player, Eric Quigley, sophomore Alejandro Gomez, and doubles duo Maks Gold and Ryuji Hirooka, advanced to the title match at the Southern Intercollegiate. The Southern Intercollegiate will award five winners at the event. Of those five title matches, Kentucky is represented in three of them, which is more than any of the 25 other schools at the event.
- Quigley took down two ranked foes Sunday, defeating No. 107 Hernus Pieters of Georgia in the quarterfinals and No. 24 Sadio Doumbia of Georgia in straight sets 6-3, 6-4 in the semis.
- Gomez will represent Kentucky in the Division II finals after posting two straight-set wins Sunday. Gomez has played brilliant tennis so far this fall season, posting a 9-0 record with all nine wins coming in straight sets.

Upcoming schedule


Monday, Sept. 26
Men's tennis at Southern Intercollegiate (Athens, Ga.)
Men's golf at Inverness Intercollegiate (Toledo, Ohio)

Tuesday, Sept. 27

Men's golf at Inverness Intercollegiate (Toledo, Ohio)

Wednesday, Sept. 28
Men's soccer at UCF - 7:00 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 30
Women's soccer at South Carolina - 6:00 p.m.
Volleyball at Arkansas - 8:00 p.m.
Women's golf hosts Bettie Lou Evans Invitational
Women's tennis hosts UK Invitational

Saturday, Oct. 1
Football at LSU - 12:21 p.m.
Women's golf hosts Bettie Lou Evans Invitational
Women's tennis hosts UK Invitational
Cross Country at Greater Louisville Invitational (Louisville, Ky.)

Sunday, Oct. 2
Men's soccer at Florida International - 1:00 p.m.
Women's soccer at Florida - 2:00 p.m.
Volleyball at LSU - 2:30 p.m.
Women's golf hosts Bettie Lou Evans Invitational
Women's tennis hosts UK Invitational


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