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Kentucky Sports Report (week of Oct. 17)

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Volleyball
- Kentucky began the week with an upset victory over No. 18 Tennessee in a thrilling five-set match.
- The win snapped a five-match losing streak to the Lady Vols and gave UK its unprecedented seventh consecutive season with 17 or more victories.
- Junior Ashley Frazier led the offense with 16 kills and a career-high five service aces, while sophomore Whitney Billings continued her balanced play with 15 kills, six blocks and eight digs.

Women's soccer

- The Wildcats earned a split on the weekend with a 1-0 double-overtime upset of No. 14 Tennessee Friday night, followed by a 2-1 heartbreaking loss against Georgia on Sunday.
- The Wildcats' win on Friday was their first win over a ranked opponent since beating 15th ranked Virginia Tech on Sept. 3 last year.
- Kelsey Hunyadi assisted on the game-winning goal (scored by Natalie Horner) giving her 24 points on the season on eight goals and eight assists. Her 24 points and eight goals are the most by a Wildcat since 2005 and her eight assists are the most since 2002.
- After going winless in their first 10 overtime games in the Jon Lipsitz era, the Wildcats are 3- 0-0 in matches that have gone to overtime this year.
- Freshman Kayla Price recorded her fifth shutout of the season Friday night against Tennessee, the second most shutouts by a freshman in program history.

Men's soccer
- In the biggest home game of the season for the Kentucky men's soccer team, the Wildcats rode three goals to a 3-1 win over Conference USA power Tulsa on Wednesday.
- Kentucky entered the game with Tulsa with its backs against the wall after an 0-4 start to league action. UK responded in the must-win situation with three goals for a 3-0 lead, before Tulsa converted a penalty-kick goal in the 88th minute for the 3-1 margin. UK got two goals from Charles Pettys and the third goal of the year from Josh Mulvany, with Matt Lodge equaling the school-record with three assists.
- The Wildcats have been paced in 2011 by an explosive offense that owns 31 goals through 16 games, a year removed from 18 goals in 19 games. UK has averaged 16.3 shots per game and a 108-71 mark in corner kicks.

Cross country

- The UK men's cross country team, led by junior Luis Orta, earned another top-five finish, coming in fourth at the Panorama Farms Invitational in Charlottesville, Va. The women's cross country team finished in seventh place Friday.
- Orta earned his fourth top-10 finish in as many races this season, crossing the finish line of the 8,000-meter race with a time of 24:29.74.
- Senior Megan Broderick had the fastest time on the women's team, finishing the 6K race in 23rd with a 22:28.51.

Men's golf
- The UK men's golf squad finished in second at the Bearcat Invitational in Hebron, Ky. on Oct. 11.
- Held at the Traditions Golf Club, Kentucky was led by juniors Chase Parker and Joseph Barr who each finished in a tie for third overall with a final score of even par.
- Barr led the way in the early going for UK, carding an opening round score of 5-under par 66, a career-best, and a second-round score of 69.
- The second-place finish is the third-straight top five team finish for the Wildcats.

Women's tennis

- Four members of the University of Kentucky women's tennis team were selected to compete in the USTA/ITA Women's Tennis Ohio Valley Regional's.
- Junior Jessica Stiles and sophomore Khristina Blajkevitch have paired up for doubles play at the event and have yet to lose a match. Their impressive play has earned them a spot in the semi-finals in the main draw.

Upcoming schedule


Monday, Oct. 17
Men's golf at Autotrader.com Collegiate Classic (Duluth, Ga.)
Women's tennis at ITA Regionals (Memphis, Tenn.)

Tuesday, Oct. 18
Men's golf at Autotradercom Collegiate Classic (Duluth, Ga.)
Women's tennis at ITA Regionals (Memphis, Tenn.)

Wednesday, Oct. 19

Men's soccer at Indiana - 7:00 p.m.
Women's tennis at ITA Regionals (Memphis, Tenn.)

Thursday, Oct. 20
Women's soccer at Mississippi State - 8:00 p.m.
Men's tennis at Ohio Valley Region Indoors (Knoxville, Tenn.)

Friday, Oct. 21
Volleyball at Georgia - 7:00 p.m.
Men's tennis at Ohio Valley Region Indoors (Knoxville, Tenn.)
Rifle hosts Ole Miss
Women's golf at SEC/Pac-12 Challenge (Knoxville, Tenn.)

Saturday, Oct. 22
Swimming and diving at Tennessee - 10:00 a.m.
Football hosts Jacksonville State - Noon
Men's tennis at Ohio Valley Region Indoors (Knoxville, Tenn.)
Women's golf at SEC/Pac-12 Challenge (Knoxville, Tenn.)

Sunday, Oct. 23
Women's soccer hosts Ole Miss - 1:00 p.m.
Men's soccer at Memphis - 2:00 p.m.
Volleyball at Auburn - 2:30 p.m.
Rifle hosts Nebraska
Men's tennis at Ohio Valley Region Indoors (Knoxville, Tenn.)
Women's golf at SEC/Pac-12 Challenge (Knoxville, Tenn.)

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