No. 21 Kentucky Offers Free Admission for Match with Mississippi State
LEXINGTON, Ky. – The No. 21 Kentucky Wildcats volleyball team will compete in Southeastern Conference play in front of a home crowd for the first time in 2015 on Friday evening, as it takes on the Mississippi State Bulldogs at 7 p.m. in the friendly confines of Memorial Coliseum. Admission to Friday’s match is free to all fans.
Friday’s showdown with Mississippi State is one of nine Kentucky matches to be featured on the SEC Network this season. Paul Sunderland and Nell Fortner will be on the call for Friday’s contest. For those unable to make it to Memorial, the match is also viewable via the WatchESPN app and watchespn.com.
Kentucky finished its opening weekend undefeated in the SEC, going on the road where the team first swept South Carolina, 3-0 (25-15, 25-22, 25-18), before taking down the then-No. 5 Florida Gators in an upset, 3-1 (22-25, 25-23, 25-21, 25-21).
|#21 Kentucky vs. Mississippi State|
|Fri., Oct. 2 - 7 p.m.
Game Notes: UK | MSU
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Dusek, Morgan Earn SEC Weekly Honors:The SEC announced its weekly honors on Monday afternoon, with Dusek earning Co-Defensive Player of the Week, while Morgan was named the conference’s Freshman of the Week.
Dusek started the week with a strong showing at South Carolina where she notched 14 digs in three sets. She also got involved in the serving game with two aces. Dusek recorded her first kill of the year against the Gamecocks, with a set-clinching point at the end of the first frame. She continued to be a defensive stalwart against Florida where she tallied a team-high 18 digs in the match. Dusek also was perfect on serve-receive during the weekend.
Morgan began the weekend with seven kills and two blocks against the Gamecocks on Friday night where she hit .267 on the evening. The freshman sprung to life with a career match at No. 5 Florida, registering a personal-best 13 kills against the Gators on a red-hot .500 hitting clip. She also dug up three balls in the contest.