AUBURN, Ala. – The No. 24 Auburn Tigers (18-6, 8-5) fell in a sweep against the No. 13 Kentucky Wildcats (14-7, 12-1) tonight at home inside Neville Arena.
Kentucky got off to a fast start in the first set and ended up taking it 25-14. The Wildcats recorded 14 kills, four aces, two attack errors and three service errors in the set. The Tigers recorded seven kills, two attack errors and two service errors in the set.
The second set ended in a 25-11 Kentucky victory. The Wildcats posted 12 kills, three aces, one attack error and three service errors. Auburn posted six kills, five attack errors and five service errors.
The third and final set of the game resulted in another 25-14 Kentucky win to secure the sweep for the Wildcats. Kentucky had 16 kills, three aces, one attack error and four service errors. Auburn had eight kills, one ace, two attack errors and two service errors.
Auburn ended up with 84 attacks, a .095 hit percentage, 27 digs, three blocks, a 40.5 side-out percentage and a 22.5 point-scoring percentage.
Auburn was led by Bella Bell, Kyla Swanson and Madison Scheer. Bell had five kills, two digs and a hit percentage of .105. Swanson had six kills, two blocks and a hit percentage of .500. Scheer had four kills, one block and a hit percentage of .105.
Kentucky ended up with 91 attacks, a .385 hit percentage, 46 digs, four blocks, a 77.5 side-out percentage and a 59.5 point-scoring percentage.
Kentucky was led by Brooklyn Deleye and Reagan Rutherford. Deleye had 14 kills, five digs, two blocks and a hit percentage of .440. Rutherford had 14 kills, five digs, two blocks and a hit percentage of .571.
Auburn will be back in action on Nov. 12 when it travels up to Columbia, Mo. for a matchup with the Missouri Tigers (15-9, 7-6 SEC). The contest is set to begin at 3 p.m. CT and the broadcast will be available on SEC Network+.