Women's Volleyball

12  Lauren O'Conner
Lauren  O'Conner


Taylor Mill, Ky.

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Kentucky Ranks Second on SEC Academic Honor Roll

Sixty-three Wildcats Recognized by the League


Volleyball Fans Invited to Annual Banquet

Annual banquet to be held Jan. 23, fans invited to help celebrate the 2014 season


31 Student-Athletes Set to Graduate

Commencement Ceremony Friday at 6 p.m. in Memorial Coliseum


Morgan Bergren Earns Second Team All-America Honors

Bergren headlines UK-record four All-America accolades as three earn honorable mention honors


Kentucky-Oakland Postgame Quotes

Kentucky 3, Oakland 0


Lauren O'Conner talks about win over USC

Kentucky sophomore outside hitter Lauren O'Conner talks about the win over South Carolina.


VB Highlights vs. Texas

Kentucky fell to Texas 3-1 in the Lexington Regional Semifinal.


VB Highlights vs. Arkansas

Highlights of Kentucky's dramatic 3-2 comeback win over Arkansas.


Highlights vs. Mississippi State

Seniors Guide No. 19 Kentucky to Sweep of Bulldogs; Armes charts 10 kills on .769 hitting, Pavan nearly posts double-double


VB vs. Ohio State, NCAA Second Round, 120614

Volleyball falls to Ohio State 3-1 in the second round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament on Saturday, December 6, 2014


VB vs. Oakland, NCAA First Round, 120514

Volleyball defeats Oakland in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Friday, December 5, 2014


VB Senior Night vs. Arkansas, 112914

The Kentucky volleyball team defeats Arkansas on Senior Night on Saturday, November 29, 2014, at Memorial Coliseum.


VB vs. Florida, 111614

The Kentucky volleyball team falls to Florida on Sunday, November 16, 2014, at Memorial Coliseum.


VB vs. Missouri, 110914

The Kentucky volleyball team defeats Missouri on Sunday, November 9, 2014, at Lexington's Memorial Coliseum.

  • 2014 AVCA All-America Honorable Mention
  • 2014 AVCA All-Southeast Region First Team
  • 2014 All-SEC Team
  • 2011 All-SEC Freshman Team
  • Two-time SEC Weekly Award Winner
  • Four-time All-SEC Academic Team honoree

2014 (Senior): Was named Honorable Mention All-American … Earned AVCA All-Region honors and was named to the All-SEC team after a record-setting senior season … Was named SEC Player of the Week twice and earned All-SEC Academic team accolades for the fourth consecutive season … Started every match as a senior and put together one of the most explosive seasons in program history … Led the Wildcats with 379 kills, the fifth-most in a single season in program history in the 25-point rally scoring era … She added 34 aces, tied for fourth in team history, and 448.5 points, fifth in the UK record books, all in the 25-point rally scoring era … Recorded double-digit kills in 18 matches, highlighted by a four-match span where she had 39 kills on 70 attempts without a single attacking error in nearly 10 consecutive sets from Oct. 29-Nov. 9 … Had 14 kills on .452 hitting in the NCAA Tournament vs. Oakland and added three blocks, three digs and a career-high-tying one assist … Posted 16 kills at Auburn … Notched 21 kills vs. Georgia on .512 hitting with five digs to earn her second consecutive SEC Player of the Week honor … Had 11 kills on a career-high .611 hitting vs. Morehead State … Recorded back-to-back 19-kill outings, at Texas A&M and vs. Tennessee, with the 19 kills in UK’s 3-0 win over Tennessee marking a program record in a three-set match in the 25-point rally scoring era … Posted 15 kills vs. LSU with five digs and four blocks … Had a career-high 22 kills on .594 hitting at South Carolina, a program-record in a four-set match … Posted 14 kills on .444 hitting with a season-best six digs vs. Lipscomb in the second of seven consecutive matches with 12 or more kills … Tallied 14 kills, five digs and two aces at Louisville … Matched a then career-high with 18 kills vs. Northern Iowa on a career-best .607 percentage.

2013 (Junior): Earned All-SEC Academic team honors ... Played in 30 of UK's 31 matches with 13 starts ... Recorded 220 kills, the fourth-highest mark on the team in 2013 51 blocks and eight service aces ... along with Notched 10 kills with four blocks against Texas A&M ... Had nine kills on .412 hitting with her first assist of the season at Ole Miss ... Registered nine kills with four blocks at Arkansas ... Posted 11 kills with four blocks against Alabama ... Recorded a career-best three service aces at Georgia and added 10 kills ... Notched four digs and four blocks against Tennessee ... Had 10 kills with a season-best .429 hitting clip with one service ace against Ole Miss ... Posted a career best six blocks with a season high five digs to go along with 11 kills at Alabama ... Recorded three blocks at Lipscomb ... Had a career-high-tying 18 kill for a .389 hitting clip and four digs against Minnesota ... Notched a team best 14 kills for a .355 hitting percentage with four blocks against VCU ... Recorded nine kills against Florida State, the second highest total on the team.

2012 (Sophomore):
Saw action in all 33 matches, making 26 starts ... Ranked third on the team with 2.65 kills per set ... Struck for a career-best 321 kills on a .210 hitting clip ... Reached double-figure kill tallies 19 times in her second season, while leading UK in kills on 12 occasions ... Posted a career-high 18 kill performance at Florida while also notching a career-best .556 hitting clip at Ole Miss ... Earned Kentucky Classic All-Tournament and MVP honors after leading UK in kills in three wins ... Logged double-figure kill efforts in all three victories ... Led UK with 13 kills at Louisville ... Tallied 14 kills on a .542 hitting clip in the win over Western Carolina ... Banged out 12 kills in a win at Texas A&M ... Had a team-high 11 kills in the upset of No. 25 Tennessee ... Totaled a team-high 11 kills on .556 hitting at Ole Miss ... Led Kentucky with 18 kills at Florida and a .421 hitting percentage ... Pounded out a team-high 12 kills with four blocks over Texas A&M ... Put down 14 kills and a .281 clip in a sweep over LSU ... Totaled 12 kills in a win at Tennessee ... Tallied 14 kills in win over Georgia ... Had 12 kills and four blocks in a win over Ole Miss ... Had 12 kills and hit .455 for the match in win over USC ... Added 10 kills and two aces in loss at Arkansas ... Had a team-high 14 kills in a win over Georgia ... Struck for a team-high 16 kills on .342 hitting while adding four blocks in a win over Ohio State.

2011 (Freshman): An All-SEC Freshman team selection ... Saw action in all 34 matches and made 28 starts ... Totaled 2.29 kills per set and notched 10 or more kills in 11 matches on the year ... Had seven kills in her collegiate debut in a win over Albany ... Made her first career start in the victory over Tulsa ... Named to the Kentucky Classic All-Tournament team after posting 10 or more kills in all three of UK's wins ... Totaled 10 kills in a win over Louisville ... Led the team with 13 kills in a win over West Virginia ... Struck for 14 kills in a win over Georgia ... Notched eight kills, seven digs and four blocks in win at S. Carolina ... Totaled 13 kills on a career-high .545 hitting clip at LSU ... Led UK with four blocks in a win over Ole Miss ... Had a career-high 12 digs in a win over Tennessee ... Notched 13 kills and added a pair of blocks at Auburn ... Had eight kills and four blocks in an upset of No. 13 Florida ... Totaled eight kills and four blocks in a win over Arkansas ... Turned in a career-high 18 kill performance to lead UK past Dayton in the NCAA Tournament ... Had a career-high five blocks and added eight kills in a win over A&M ... Charted 13 kills on .357 hitting and added a pair of blocks in the Sweet 16 match vs. Texas.

High School: Enrolled in the spring and participated in spring practice ... Five-year letterwinner for Scott High School ... Became the first player in school history to attain 1,000 career kills ... Owns school records for kills, aces, digs and blocks ... Among the top-35 players in the nation according to PrepVolleyball.com ... Tabbed an All-State selection as a senior ... Named the Cincinnati Enquirer Player of the Year in each of her final two seasons ... Played for the Northern Kentucky Volleyball Club and helped lead her squad to a top-15 finish as the AAU National Championship in 2010 ... A member of the United States A2 High Performance Team and an alternate for the US Youth Olympic team ... National Honor Society member and served as the vice president ... Also was a five-year member of the Student Council, also serving as vice president ... Four-time dean's list member.

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