Memorial Set for 'Weekend With the Wildcats'
Nov. 20, 2009
LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky's nationally-ranked volleyball team and the undefeated UK Hoops women's basketball team will play host to a double-header in Memorial Coliseum Sunday, Nov. 22. The Wildcats' volleyball team, ranked No. 10 in the latest AVCA poll, will take on No. 13 Florida at 2 p.m. EST. The match will be televised live on Fox Sports South.
Following the volleyball game, the UK Hoops team will entertain Chattanooga at 6 p.m. EST.
“It's so exciting for us to be able to showcase two of our women's programs on the same day in the same venue,” UK Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart said. “Our volleyball team is vying for an SEC title and our women's basketball team looks to remain unbeaten. It's going to be a great day and we hope everyone can come out and support both teams.”
All single-game and season tickets for Sunday's volleyball and women's basketball contests will be honored for admission to both events. Seats at volleyball are general admission while seating for women's basketball is reserved in both the lower and upper levels on the West side of the Arena, sections A-J and AA through JJ, as well as lower level East Side, sections R-Z. General admission seating also is available for women's basketball in sections RR-ZZ.
Fans are encouraged to park in Parking Structure 5 located next to Kennedy's Bookstore with accessible entrances located on South Limestone Street or South Upper Street. Parking Structure 5 will be available free of charge. A shuttle bus service, also free of charge, begins one hour prior to the volleyball match until one hour after the women's basketball game. Go to the third floor to access the sky bridge over Limestone. The shuttle picks up on Administration Drive at the end of the sky bridge and will drop spectators off on Euclid Avenue in front of Memorial Coliseum.
Additional game-day parking is available in the E lots surrounding Memorial Coliseum including:
- Rose St. Parking Lot
- Martin Luther King Parking Lot
- Student Center Parking Lot
- Good Samaritan Parking Lot (accessible via MLK Drive)
- Hardymon Parking Lot
Following the volleyball match, the team will sign autographs on the West concourse. As time permits, the video board will feature a re-airing of last month's women's basketball portion of Big Blue Madness. Concession stands also will remain open for the public during the transition.
For ticket information or to see a seating diagram of Memorial Coliseum, log on to UKathletics.com. Fans can also purchase tickets by calling the UK ticket office at 859-257-1818 or 1-800-928-CATS (2287) or by visiting the Joe Craft Center ticket office.