Your Kentucky Women’s basketball team will take to Memorial Coliseum this Friday in an exhibition game vs the Lincoln Memorial Railsplitters.
This game is free admission at 7 p.m.The game will not be televised but will be broadcast on the UK Sports Radio Network with Darren Headrick, now in his second year with the program, calling the action. Fans in Lexington can hear Headrick’s call on 98.5 FM, while fans in Louisville can hear the call on 1080 AM. Live stats and free audio will be available online at ukathletics.com.
Kentucky went 15-17 in the 2017-18 season making it to the Quarterfinals in the SEC Tournament last season.
In all, UK returns 81 percent of its scoring, 80 percent of its assists, 74 percent of its rebounding, 75 percent of its 3-point shooting and 80 percent of its made field goals. Morris and Murray lead the returners after Morris averaged 17.3 points last season while Murray averaged 11.5 points.
Lincoln Memorial enters the 2018-19 season ranked 10th in the Southeast Region D2SIDA Preseason Media Regional Poll and were picked to finish fifth in the South Atlantic Conference preseason poll.
LMU finished the 2017-18 season at 18-11 and 12-8 in SAC play. The Railsplitters lost three key seniors from last year in Shea Coker, Ross Mathis and Karsen Sims but do return 12 contributors and two red-shirt players.
Top returners include twin sisters Rachel and Emily Griffith, who finished second and third on the team in scoring last season at 10.6 points and 10.1 points per game, respectively. Also returning is SAC Freshman of the Year Qua Hines, who averaged 8.9 points and 3.9 rebounds last season.
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