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Preseason Scrimmage, Free to Public, Kicks Off 2014 Campaign in Memorial Coliseum

UK volleyball 300LEXINGTON, Ky. (8/18/14) — Fans will get their first chance to watch the No. 19 Kentucky volleyball team at 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25 ET when the team hosts its annual Blue-White scrimmage in Memorial Coliseum.

Admission to the event is free, and doors open at 4 p.m.

The annual intrasquad scrimmage comes five days before the Wildcats open the 2014 season. UK hosts Wichita State Aug. 29, 6:30 p.m. as part of the four-team Bluegrass Battle.

Additionally, single match tickets for the 2014 season went on sale today. Reserved tickets are $5 each, while general admission single match tickets are $5 for adults, $2 for seniors (65+) and youth (6-18). Children ages 5 and under are admitted free of charge in general admission seating.

2014 season tickets are also on sale now and begin at $35. More information on how to buy season tickets can be found here, while fans can purchase season or single match tickets by calling the UK Ticket Office at (800) 928-CATS.

The 2014 campaign marks Craig Skinner’s 10th season as head coach of Kentucky. Skinner enters the season as the program’s second all-time winningest coach. With 202 victories, he is just seven wins shy of tying UK’s all-time wins mark of 209, set by Kathy DeBoar from 1984-92.

The Wildcats are coming off a school-record ninth consecutive trip to the NCAA Tournament and finished third in the SEC in 2013.

News, notes and features on the Wildcats throughout their preseason practices can be found on Countdown to 2014 UK Volleyball on UKathletics.com.

Visit UKathletics.com for the most up-to-date information on the Kentucky volleyball team and all 22 varsity sports. For additional info on the volleyball team like Kentucky Volleyball on Facebook or follow the team on Twitter at @KentuckyVB.

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