Women's Tennis
Cats Take on In-State Rival for Tuesday Doubleheader

Cats Take on In-State Rival for Tuesday Doubleheader

LEXINGTON, Ky. – No. 68 Kentucky (8-7, 2-4 SEC) will host in-state rival Eastern Kentucky (4-11, 0-2 ASUN) at the Hilary J. Boone on Tuesday. The first match will begin at 11 a.m. EST with the second starting at 3 p.m.

The Wildcats are coming off a huge 4-2 victory on the road at No. 19 Florida (8-4, 3-2 SEC) which was the first in Gainesville for the Cats in program history.

With the win, UK recorded the first top-25 victory since the 2021 Southeastern Conference Tournament, when Kentucky defeated No. 19 Ole Miss in second round. The victory marked the third road win of the season for Kentucky, allowing the Cats to notch the first conference victory since opening day. Both of Kentucky’s SEC wins this season have come on the road.

The Wildcats last went head-to-head with the Colonels in Feb. of 2018 which resulted in a 5-0 UK victory. Kentucky holds a 21-0 all-time series record with EKU.

Fans can follow along with both matches via live stream and live stats or attend in person for free.

For the latest on UK Women’s Tennis, follow the Wildcats on Twitter and Instagram at @UKWomensTennis.

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