Kentucky vs Texas State


First kill of the match goes to Edmond, Cats out to a 2-0 lead here in the first.

Good push to the back line there from Stumler as she gets on the board with a termination. We’re tied at eight in the first set.

Cats are on a 4-0 run here to get back to 13-13 in the first set. Two huge digs from Stumler and Curry kept the extended rally alive to eventually set Edmond up for her fifth kill of the set.

Texas State goes on a 4-0 run of its own and forces the Cats into a huddle at 17-13 in the first set.

A 4-0 Bobcat run started the set. Stumler notched a kill. Cats trail 5-1 early in the second set.

Jewell enters and gets a kill on a tip that drops on the left side. UK trying to claw back here at 12-5 in the second set.

Back-to-back kills from Edmond gets her to 11 for the match and cuts the Bobcat lead down to three. Texas State calls timeout at 15-12 in the second set.

Cooper enters and gets consecutive kills of her own for four in the match and knots things back up at 18 in the second.

Need to keep it going! Cats are riding a 3-0 run with consecutive kills from Cooper and Jewell. Watson adds an ace and UK takes the lead at 21-20 late in the second set!

Chalk up another ace for Watson and Jewell’s third kill pushes the UK lead to three at 23-20 in the second.

Bobcats have pieced together a 3-0 run to tie things back up at 24 in the second.

SET CATS, 27-25. Edmond caps the second set with consecutive kills for her 15th.

Edmond: 15 kills (.387), 1 block
Morgan: 6 kills, 1 block, 1 dig
Cooper: 5 kills (.400), 1 assist, 1 dig
Stumler: 4 kills, 6 digs
Lilley: 30 assists, 8 digs
Watson: 2 aces, 7 digs

Cooper starting to get it going now. She’s got six kills as UK pushes ahead 4-3 in the third set.

The Bobcats went on a 3-0 run, taking a one-point lead, but UK responds nicely with another 3-0 run of its own with Morgan’s second ace and a Paris kill. Cats up 13-9 in the third. Timeout Texas State.

Put up another kill for Cooper (9). She’s swinging .533 and the Cats push their lead to five, 18-13, in the third.

We’re looking good now. Strong. UK takes the third set, 25-20, and a 2-1 lead for the match.

Edmond leads the match with 18 kills while Cooper is second on the team and tied for third in the match with 10.

Into the fourth, we go.

Well, Edmond starts of the set scorching with two kills — giving her 20 in the match — and a block to give the Cats a 3-1 lead in the fourth.

THARP! Big dig from the freshman keeps the rally alive and
leads to a Lilley kill and the Cats are up 7-5 in the fourth set.

This is fun. We’re flying around all over the place, racking up blocks. Just absolutely killing the ball now. Cats up 18-15 in the fourth!

Texas State asks for time after Edmond smashes a ball that came back over the net off a dig. UK leads 21-17 late in the fourth set.

You could say we turned it on after dropping the first set. No. 16 Cats defeat Texas State on the road, 3-1!

Cats win!

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