UK had made it as far as the Elite Eight in 2017 and seemed to be continually knocking on the door of making a first trip to the Final Four. On Monday night in Omaha, the Cats knocked that door down, sweeping Purdue 25-23, 25-20, 25-16 to make it to the national semifinals for the first time in school history. And they did it in dominant fashion. Kentucky fell behind early and continued to try to claw their way out of the early hole.
OMAHA, Neb. – The Kentucky Volleyball team punched its ticket to the first NCAA Volleyball Final Four in program history late Monday night, sweeping seventh-seeded Purdue 3-0 (25-23, 25-20, 25-16) at the CHI Health Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Alli Stumler had a match-high 16 kills, along with 10 clutch digs, as she tallied another double-double to her name on the season.
The All-American had a season-high 26 kills, the biggest coming on the final point of the match, as Kentucky won its first national championship in women’s volleyball with a four-set victory ...
For the first time in the history of the program, UK Volleyball is heading to the Final Four; and they got there in dominant fashion. A 3-0 win over UNLV, a 3-0 win over Western Kentucky and now a 3-0 win over Purdue have put the 'Cats through to their first-ever Final Four. They're far from done, too.
The Kentucky Wildcats volleyball program has reached its first Final Four after defeating Purdue 3-0 in the Elite Eight. After falling behind by five in the first set, Kentucky ripped off six ...
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The teams they've played are good, too. In fact, Kentucky's two acronymous opponents, WKU and UNLV, combined for fewer losses this season than Kentucky. That's right, UK had just one and these two were a combined 36-0. Pretty stiff competition for the no. 2 overall seed. Nonetheless, they sweep and advance. This Kentucky team is like a serpent.
Since Craig Skinner arrived in Lexington as the head coach of the Kentucky volleyball program, the Cats have made a steady climb in the world of college volleyball. UK had made it as far as the Elite Eight in 2017 and seemed to be continually knocking on the door of making a first trip to the Final Four. On Monday night in Omaha, the Cats knocked that door down, sweeping Purdue 25-23, 25-20, 25-16 to make it to the national semifinals for the first time in school history.
UK Volleyball in the Final Four The Kentucky Wildcats made history Monday night. Craig Skinner's club brought the brooms to the Elite Eight, sweeping Purdue in three sets to advance to the first Final Four in school history.