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Kentucky volleyball defeats Washington in four sets, earns spot in NCAA championship

Kentucky volleyball celebrates after sweeping Purdue to advance to the program's first-ever...
Kentucky volleyball celebrates after sweeping Purdue to advance to the program's first-ever Final Four.(Mark Kuhlmann/NCAA Photos)
Published: Apr. 22, 2021 at 10:17 PM EDT
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - For the first time in school history, the Kentucky volleyball team has advanced to the NCAA National Championship match.

The No. 2 Wildcats defeated No. 6 Washington 3-1 (25-18, 23-25, 25-23, 25-17) Thursday night in the national semifinal.

In stunning fashion, the Cats went on a 9-1 run to claim victory in the third set.

Take a look at the match point:

The Cats will play the winner of Texas/Wisconsin at 8 p.m. Saturday.

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