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Kentucky Sports Report (week of Oct. 24)

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Football
- Kentucky returned to Commonwealth Stadium and performed well against Jacksonville State on Saturday, earning a 38-14 win.
- The Wildcats' offense performed very well against JSU, totaling 445 yards of total offense, including 340 rushing yards. Junior tailback CoShik Williams paced UK's running attack with a career-high 148 yards, while quarterback Morgan Newton and wide receiver La'Rod King connected on two touchdown passes in the game.
- Kentucky's defense caused three turnovers in the game, including junior Martavius Neloms' 40-yard fumble return for a touchdown. Seniors Danny Trevathan and Luke McDermott each grabbed an interception in the game, while the UK defense limited JSU to 270 yards of total offense. Winston Guy led UK with 12 tackles.

Volleyball
- UK picked up two more victories on the road at Georgia and Auburn this weekend. In the victory at Georgia the Wildcats set a new school-record with 20.5 blocks in the match.
- Junior libero Stephanie Klefot charted 43 digs for the weekend and is now just the third player in school history to amass 1,200 or more career scoops.
- Junior Christine Hartmann had a great all-around weekend. She posted her third double-double of the season with 39 assists and 10 digs in a win at Georgia. On Sunday at Auburn she set a new career best with 54 assists and eight blocks to lead the charge.

Women's soccer

- The Wildcats guaranteed themselves a spot in the 2011 SEC Tournament for the second-straight year with a 2-0 win at Mississippi State on Thursday night.
- Kelsey Hunyadi netted two goals in the victory, her third career multi-goal game. In the win, Hunyadi attempted a school-record 11 shots. She also netted her fourth game-winning goal this season. Hunyadi scored three goals on the weekend pushing her season total to 11, the most by a Wildcat since the 2001 season. She now has 30 points, also the most since 2001.
- Kentucky's 12 wins this season is the most since 2006 as is the five league wins.
- UK fell to Mississippi State 2-1 in overtime on Sunday.

Men's soccer
- UK suffered a 2-0 loss to No. 10 Indiana in Bloomington, Ind., to start the week, before suffering the 2-0 setback vs. Memphis on Sunday.
- Kentucky has now been mathematically eliminated from the C-USA Tournament, sitting in ninth place in the league, with the conference taking the top six teams.
- UK has been led offensively by Tyler Riggs and Matt Lodge, with Riggs netting 10 goals and adding five assists. Lodge has added seven goals and 10 assists, with Charles Pettys owning three goals and seven assists.

Rifle
- Paced by solid air rifle scores from Henri Junghänel and Stacy Wheatley, the No. 1 Kentucky rifle team posted a 4669-4626 win over Great American Rifle Conference foe Nebraska, on Sunday afternoon at UK's Barker Hall.
- Kentucky rode strong scores from Junghanel and Wheatley to the win, getting a match-best 595 from Junghanel and the second consecutive 590 or better from Wheatley in air rifle. UK also got air rifle totals from Ethan Settlemires (581), Heather Greathouse (583) and Katie Fretts (586).
- In smallbore, UK was led by sophomore Emily Holsopple, who charted a 584 to lead the team, with Junghanel totaling a 583. Wheatley tallied a 570 in smallbore, with Settlemires and Greathouse each totaling a 574.
- In the season opener on Friday vs. GARC foe Ole Miss, UK got a splendid performance from Wheatley, who fired a 592 in air rifle to lead UK to the win, with the Rebels providing serious competition with a school-record performance.

Men's tennis

- Kentucky continued its dominance in fall tournaments, placing five players in the quarterfinals of the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Indoor Championships.
- No. 3 Eric Quigley and No. 20 Alex Musialek led the way for Kentucky, as they will compete against each other for the singles title, and then team up in the doubles final Monday morning.
- Quigley and Musialek were joined in the singles quarterfinals by Anthony Rossi, Tom Jomby and Panav Jha. Sophomore Ryuji Hirooka also had a fantastic tournament, advancing to the singles consolation finals.

Women's golf
- Junior Ashleigh Albrecht finished tied for seventh, her third top-10 finish of the season, at the Mercedes-Benz SEC/Pac-12 Challenge. Albrecht's 2-under par 70 in the first round tied the Cats' lowest single-round score of the year.
- Junior Betsie Johnson shot an even-par 72 in the third round, her lowest single-round score of the season.
- Junior Heather Lott shot a 1-over par 73 in the final round, her lowest single-round score of the season.
- The Wildcats capped the tournament in 20th place overall as a team.

Men's golf
- The Kentucky men's golf team finished seventh Tuesday at the inaugural AutoTrader.com Collegiate Classic, held in Duluth, Ga.
- Sophomore Stephen Powers led the way for Kentucky. Powers finished in a tie for 25th at 7-over par, shooting an even-par 72 in the final round.
- Freshman David Snyder played well in his first event in the starting line-up, finishing in the top 30 overall.

Swimming and diving
- Megan Eppler led the way for Kentucky on the women's side in a double-dual meet against Indiana and Tennessee. Eppler posted numerous scores that placed her in the top 10 of two events. Eppler posted a career-best 51.27 in the 100-yard freestyle, placing fourth overall in the event.
- On the men's side, senior captain Tyler Reed posted a time of 45.24 in the 100-freestyle, good enough to win the event. Reed also swam well in the 200-freestyle, placing second overall with a time of 1:39.13.
- In the diving competition, John Fox stood out by leading himself to a 333.45 score, and placing second overall in the 1-meter diving competition. Christa Cabot also shined Saturday for Kentucky posting scores of 265.40 and 260.25 in the 1- and 3-meter diving competitions.

Upcoming schedule


Monday, Oct. 24
Men's tennis at Ohio Valley Region Indoors (Knoxville, Tenn.)

Wednesday, Oct. 26
Men's basketball hosts Blue/White Scrimmage - 7:00 p.m.
Men's tennis at Crimson Tide Invitational

Thursday, Oct. 27

Men's tennis at Crimson Tide Invitational

Friday, Oct. 28
Volleyball hosts South Carolina - 7:00 p.m.
Women's soccer at Vanderbilt - 8:00 p.m.
Men's tennis at Crimson Tide Invitational
Women's tennis at College of Charleston Invitational

Saturday, Oct. 29
Swimming and diving at Vanderbilt - 1:00 p.m.
Football hosts Mississippi State - 7:00 p.m.
Women's tennis at College of Charleston Invitational
Men's golf at UNCG Bridgestone Golf Collegiate

Sunday, Oct. 30

Rifle hosts Memphis
Men's soccer hosts SMU - Noon
Volleyball hosts Florida - 1:30 p.m.
Women's tennis at College of Charleston Invitational
Men's golf at UNCG Bridgestone Golf Collegiate
Women's golf at UTSA Alamo Invitational

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