Every Tuesday, UK Athletics recognizes outstanding performances for our student-athletes. These are the honorees for the week ending Sunday, Dec. 11:
Volleyball: Ann Armes
In her final collegiate match, she struck for 11 kills on a sizzling .400 hitting percentage. It marked the 10th time this season she has registered 10 or more kills in a match.
Women's basketball: Azia Bishop
- Averaged 11.0 points, 7.5 rebounds, 2.5 blocks and 2.0 steals in a pair of wins against No. 6/5 Duke and Arkansas-Pine Bluff.
- Recorded the first double-double of her career when she scored 12 points and grabbed 11 rebounds against Duke.
- Had a double-double in the second half alone against Duke.
- Hit 9-14 shot attempts this week.
Volleyball: Ashley Frazier
Was named to the NCAA All-Region team after tallying a team-high 16 kills on .306 hitting in UK's Sweet 16 loss to No. 1 overall seed Texas. Frazier finished the season having notched 25 matches with 10 or more kills.
Women's basketball: Bria Goss:
- Averaged 19.0 points, 3.5 rebounds and 4.0 steals in a pair of wins over No. 6/5 Duke and Arkansas-Pine Bluff.
- Scored a career-high 19 points against No. 6/5 Duke, only to follow it up with a career-high tying 19 points against Arkansas-Pine Bluff.
- Recorded a career-high six steals against Arkansas-Pine Bluff en route to leading the Cats to a program-record 49 forced turnovers.
- Hit a career-high three 3-pointers against Arkansas-Pine Bluff.
- Played a career-high 32 minutes against No. 6/5 Duke, often drawing the assignment of guarding Duke starting point guard Chloe Wells.
- Has started in every game this season.
- On the season, ranks second on the team in scoring (12.3 ppg), third in rebounding (5.2 rpg), third in assists (2.0 apg) and third in steals (2.1 spg).
Men's basketball: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist
Michael scored in double-figures in the first half in Indiana for the second time this season and the first time since Kentucky's season-opener against Marist ... Narrowly missed his second double-double in three games by one rebound ... Averaging 17.5 points and 10.0 rebounds in last two games.
Volleyball: Stephanie Klefot
Became the first UK player in the history of the program to record 600 or more digs in a season after posting 21 in the loss to Texas. For the season, she has recorded 608 scoops. She also topped 20 or more digs in a match on 11 occasions in 2011.
Women's basketball: A'dia Mathies
- Scored a season-high 23 points against No. 6/5 Duke, including a career-high tying four 3-pointers, while also grabbing four rebounds and recording four steals.
- Played a team-high tying 33 minutes against Duke.
- Shot over 50 percent from the field against Duke, including 80 percent from 3-point range (4-5).
- Made a career-high tying nine field goals.
- Made a career-high tying four 3-pointers for the second straight game.
- Scored 20 or more points for the fourth time this season.
- No. 23 in scoring at UK all-time, and just three points shy of tying Janet Timperman at No. 22.
- Tied with Valerie Still at No. 9 on the UK all-time steals list, and is just the 10th player in UK history with 200 or more steals in her UK career.
- Has started and reached double figures in scoring in every game this season.
Volleyball: Becky Pavan
Playing in her final collegiate match, Pavan made her mark once again. She led the team with a match-high six blocks to run her career total to 402 career block assists. With that number she is one of just four players in school history to achieve 400 or more block assists.