Wildcats to Host Tigers for Excite Night at Rupp Arena
LEXINGTON, Ky. – The No. 12 Kentucky gymnastics program will host No. 10 LSU for its season and conference home opener 6 p.m. EST Friday at Rupp Arena.
The Wildcats began its 2023 meet slate last Sunday at No. 10 Ohio State competing in a quad meet against the Buckeyes, Arizona Wildcats and Greenville Panthers. UK came in second to Ohio State with a meet total of 196.575. Senior Raena Worley was the individual all-around winner with her highest score coming from the floor exercise (9.925).
Friday’s Excite Night is set to kick off the home meet season encouraging fans to bring their energy and excitement to rally on the Wildcats against conference rival LSU. The Cats last faced the Tigers in Baton Rouge, La. in 2022 where Kentucky came out on top 197.500-197.450. UK has found success in two of the last three meetings between the programs.
2023 single-meet tickets to all five Kentucky gymnastics home meets are now on sale through the UK Athletics Ticket Office. UK students may attend meets for free following the presentation of a valid UK Student ID upon entry.
Live stats for Excite Night will be available on UKAthletics.com. Big Blue Nation can also stream the meet on ESPN2.
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