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Kentucky Sports Report (week of Sept. 17)

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Football
- Junior tailback Jonathan George had a career game, scoring three touchdowns - two rushing, one receiving - in Kentucky's 32-31 overtime loss to Western Kentucky on Saturday. George finished the game with 13 rushes for 51 yards, adding a career-high six catches for a career-best 54 yards. The junior was the first player to score two rushing touchdowns and a receiving score in the same game since Randall Cobb in 2010 vs. Auburn.
- Sophomore quarterback Maxwell Smith three for 300-plus yards for the second-consecutive game, becoming the first player to accomplish that feat since Mike Hartline in 2010.
- Defensively, Collins Ukwu, Alvin "Bud" Dupree, Avery Williamson, Taylor Wyndham, Mister Cobble and Martavius Neloms all had career-high tackles. Williamson led the way with 14 stops.

Volleyball

- The Kentucky volleyball team opened SEC action with a home contest against No. 13 Florida. The Wildcats suffered a 3-0 loss to the Gators in front of more than 1,800 fans at Memorial Coliseum.
- Senior libero Stephanie Klefot had a season-high 18 digs in a three-set match.
- Junior Alexandra Morgan matched a career high with 10 kills to lead the offensive effort for the Blue and White.
- Kentucky will now hit the road for its first two-match conference set with dates at LSU on Friday and Texas A&M on Sunday.

Women's soccer
- Kentucky upset No. 13 Florida Friday night 2-1 in a game that featured a PK from each team before freshman Courtney Raetzman scored her first-career goal in the 47th minute to notch the game winner. The win over the Gators was the Wildcats' first since the 2006 SEC Championship game.
- UK ended Mississippi State's undefeated season Sunday, collecting three goals from three different players in a 3-0 win. The win marked the third-consecutive win over MSU for the Wildcats.
- Sophomore Arin Gilliland scored a goal in each game this weekend, charting the equalizer in Friday night's upset on a PK in the 30th minute, and also scored in the 50th minute vs. Mississippi State on a rebound.
- Junior Kayla King recorded her first-career shutout Sunday afternoon in a 3-0 win over MSU. In addition, King was in the cage for the entire 90 minutes, collecting the win Friday over No. 13 Florida as the Louisville native recorded six saves.

Men's soccer
- The Kentucky men's soccer team continued its stiff schedule to open up the non-conference season, traveling to No. 18 Louisville and springing a thrilling 1-0 win on Friday in front of 5,583 fans at an electric Cardinal Park.
- Kentucky faced its fourth ranked foe in the first six games of 2012 on Friday night in an intense, rivalry atmosphere in the Derby City. The Wildcats struck for a free-kick goal on the boot of senior midfielder Matt Lodge in the 38th minute and used a heroic defensive effort from goalkeeper Jack Van Arsdale, defenders Steven Perinovic, Jacob Speed, Dylan Asher and Jacob Kemper, with midfielder Cameron
Wilder also starring in the winning effort.
- The win for UK was its first at Louisville since 2004 and snapped a three-game winning streak in the series for the Cardinals, the 2010 NCAA College Cup runner-up.
- Lodge continued to move up the record books with his goal on Friday night, giving him 20 goals, 15 assists and 55 points in his career, ranking sixth in UK history in goals and points.

Men's golf
- The UK men's golf team opened up their 2012-13 year with a fifth place finish at the Wolf Run Invitational this past weekend.
- Stephen Powers and Will Bishop finished in the top-20, posting scores of 5-over-par and 7-over-par, respectively.

Women's golf

- The women's golf team kicked off their 2012 fall schedule with a victory at the Old Waverly Bulldog Invitational, winning the tournament by two strokes with a score of 14-over.
- Ashleigh Albrecht led the Wildcats with a 1-over-par, sixth place finish.
- Freshman Cylia Damerau also recorded a top-10 finish, placing ninth with a score of 4-over. Damerau was huge down the stretch for the Cats, shooting 3-under the final two rounds.

Upcoming schedule

Wednesday, Sept. 19

Men's soccer hosts ETSU - 7:00 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 21
Women's soccer at Arkansas - 8:00 p.m.
Men's tennis at Louisville Invitational
Women's golf at Mason Rudolph Championship(Nashville, Tenn.)
Volleyball at LSU - 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 22
Football at Florida - 12:21 p.m.
Cross Counry at Virginia/Panorama Farms Invitational - 10:00 a.m. (Charlottesville, Va.)
Men's tennis at Louisville Invitational
Women's golf at Mason Rudolph Championship (Nashville, Tenn.)
Men's soccer at Evansville - 8:00 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 23

Volleyball at Texas A&M - 2:00 p.m.
Women's soccer at LSU - 2:00 p.m.
Men's tennis at Louisville Invitational
Women's golf at Mason Rudolph Championship(Nashville, Tenn.)

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