LEXINGTON, Ky. — Despite a strong performance on the road, Arkansas fell to No. 19 Kentucky, 3-0, on Friday.
Junior Rachel Rippee had a milestone match, moving to fifth place in program history for career assists. With the loss, the Razorbacks fell to 6-7 on the season and 0-3 in conference play.
No. 19 Kentucky 3, Arkansas 0 | Box Score
Attendance: 2089 | Time: 1:24
• Stat leaders at Kentucky
o Kills: Kelly O’Brien – 10
o Digs: Okiana Valle – 12
o Blocks: Fernanda Guitron – 5.0
The Razorbacks had a slow start in the second set, falling 14-25. The team gained momentum in the second set, leading early but eventually falling 24-26.
Both teams played close in the third set until the Wildcats pulled away and won the match.
The Hogs will return to the court Sunday afternoon, ending their weekend road stretch at Tennessee. The match will stream on the SEC Network+, with first serve set for 12:30 p.m.