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Kentucky Sports Report (week of Oct. 3)

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Football
- The Kentucky football team suffered a 35-7 loss to No. 1 LSU on Saturday in Baton Rouge, La.
- The Wildcats' defense performed well in the game, limiting LSU to 169 passing yards, which is the fourth time this season the UK secondary has limited its opponent to 175 passing yards or less. UK also limited its opponent to eight or fewer pass completions for the second consecutive game.
- UK boasts the SEC's top-two tackles with senior linebacker Danny Trevathan ranking first with 59 stops and senior hybrid defender Winston Guy sitting second with 53 stops.
- UK's offense was led by true freshman running back Josh Clemons, who carried the ball a career-high 21 times for 69 yards, while senior wide receiver Matt Roark had a career game with four catches for 19 yards and his first career touchdown reception.

Volleyball
- The volleyball team wrapped up a four-match road swing with a pair of wins at SEC Western Division foes.
- Junior setter Christine Hartmann passed out 40 or more assists in both matches and moved into 10th place all-time in the UK records for career assists.
- Sophomore Whitney Billings' defensive effort was a difference maker in both victories. Billings had a season-high 15 digs at Arkansas, and a season-high six blocks at LSU. She ranked second on the team with 3.29 digs per set and had 1.14 blocks per set.
- Junior Ashley Frazier totaled a career-high 18 kills in the win at Arkansas, and freshman Lauren O'Conner paced the attack with 13 kills on a career-high .545 hitting percentage in the win at LSU.

Women's soccer

- The Wildcats earned a split on the weekend posting a 1-0 win at South Carolina, followed by a loss at Florida on Sunday.
- The win at South Carolina was UK's first against the Gamecocks since 2006 and its first in Columbia since 2005. The victory earned Kentucky back-to-back SEC road wins for the first time since the 2007 season.
- Caitlin Landis scored the game-winning goal on Friday night, her first game-winner of the season and her fourth goal of the year. It was also Landis' third goal in conference play, tying her for second in goals scored in league games.
- Kelsey Hunyadi assisted on the goal, giving her a point in nine of 12 games this season.
- Kayla Price recorded her first career SEC shutout and her fourth of the season, tying her for fourth most shutouts among UK freshmen goalies.

Men's soccer

- The No. 21 Kentucky men's soccer team wrapped up a brutal travel stretch with two games in the Sunshine State last week, part of a six-day journey. UK suffered a pair of overtime losses, falling 2-1 at No. 10 UCF on Wednesday in Orlando, before FIU notched a 1-0 overtime win over UK on Sunday in Miami.
- Kentucky completed its rugged travel slate with the two-game swing in Florida. During a 15-day span the Wildcats traveled more than 9,700 miles, including trips to California, South Carolina, Nebraska and Florida. During that stretch, UK faced No. 3 Creighton, No. 10 UCF, No. 13 Cal, No. 15 Brown, Stanford and FIU.
- The Wildcats have been paced by a prolific offensive attack through their first 13 games, netting 27 goals, posting 2.08 goals scored per game and 16.4 shots per contest. In 19 games last year, UK netted 18 total goals. Entering the week, UK was tied with No. 2 Maryland for the NCAA lead in goals scored.

Cross country
- The UK men's cross country team finished in eighth place out of 29 teams Saturday at the 10th annual Greater Louisville Classic in Louisville, Ky.
- Men's cross country junior Luis Orta has been on a tear during the 2011 season, finishing in 10th out of 240 runners. Orta has finished in the top 10 in each of UK's first three races, including first-place finishes in each of UK's first two races. Orta's time of 24:17.72 is the fastest time for an 8,000-meter run in the SEC so far this season.
- The UK women's cross country team finished in 18th place at the Greater Louisville Classic and was led by junior Chelsea Oswald for the third-consecutive race of the season.

Women's golf
- Kentucky won the Bettie Lou Evans Invitational with a total score of 60-over-par 924, eight strokes better than second place, UCF.
- Three Cats finished in the top 10: Ashleigh Albrecht (1st), Ashlee Rose (T4th) and Betsie Johnson (T8th).
- Albrecht claimed her second victory in her collegiate career with 12 birdies and an eagle for the tournament.
- This is Kentucky's first win in head coach Golda Johansson Borst's short tenure at UK and the program's first win since April 2009, when the Cats won the Lady Mocs Intercollegiate.

Men's golf
- The UK men's golf team finished the rain-shortened Inverness Intercollegiate Invitational in fourth with an 18-hole score of 294 (+10).
- Sophomore Cody Martin carded an even-par round of 71 on Tuesday to finish in a tie for fourth place. Martin has finished in the top five in each of Kentucky's first three tournaments this season.
- Senior Mads Kristensen also had a strong day, carding a 1-over par 72 to finish in a tie for seventh place.
- The tournament was scheduled as a 54-hole event, but the first day of the tournament was rained out, shortening it to one day and 18 holes.

Women's tennis

- The UK women's tennis team hosted its annual fall tournament, the UK Invitational.
- Junior Jessica Stiles took third place in her singles draw after defeating Jennifer Rabot of Purdue University in straight sets, 6-2, 6-2.
- Sophomores CeCe Witten and Caitlin McGraw and freshman Stephanie Fox all won their singles consolation draws.

Upcoming schedule


Monday, Oct. 3
Rifle hosts Army Marksmanship Unit

Wednesday, Oct. 5
Men's soccer hosts Marshall - 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 6
Men's tennis at All-American Main Draw (Tulsa, Okla.)

Friday, Oct. 7
Women's soccer hosts Arkansas - 7:00 p.m.
Volleyball hosts Ole Miss - 7:00 p.m.
Men's tennis at All-American Main Draw (Tulsa, Okla.)

Saturday, Oct. 8
Football at South Carolina - 12:21 p.m.
Men's soccer hosts UAB - 7:00 p.m.
Men's tennis at All-American Main Draw (Tulsa, Okla.)

Sunday, Oct. 9
Women's soccer hosts LSU - 1:00 p.m.
Volleyball hosts Alabama - 1:30 p.m.
Men's tennis at All-American Main Draw (Tulsa, Okla.)

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