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No. 3 Kentucky sweeps Georgia in series opener in Athens

Posted at 6:44 PM, Feb 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-13 18:44:35-05

ATHENS, Ga. — The No. 3 University of Kentucky Volleyball team made another statement on Saturday afternoon, sweeping the Georgia Bulldogs 3-0 (25-11, 25-15, 25-17) at Stegeman Coliseum to move to 11-0 on the season in game one of the series with UGA.

Junior Alli Stumler recorded a match-high 11 kills on Saturday, leading a balanced Kentucky attack which hit .357 for the match. Stumler was one of three Wildcats who had nine-plus kills, joining Avery Skinner who belted nine terminations, along with sophomore middle blocker, Azhani Tealer who had nine, as well.

Kentucky improves to 11-0 on the season in the Southeastern Conference-only schedule. The Wildcats will complete its two-match series with Georgia on Sunday at 3 p.m. ET live on the SEC Network+, ESPN app and ESPN3.

Madison Lilley continued her stellar season with 28 assists on Saturday coupled with three kills and three blocks. Gabby Curry led the way on defense with 11 digs as she and Avery Skinner’s six digs held Georgia to -.044 hitting as a team.