Second Round: Northwestern (L, 1-4)
First Round: Ohio State (W, 4-0)
SCHOOL/RECORD: Kentucky (13-10) - #26
HEAD COACH/RECORD: Carlos Drada (67 -38)
NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP APPEARANCES: 18
BEST NCAA FINISH: Kentucky made a run to the quarterfinals in 2005 but fell to Texas, 4-2. The Wildcats also made the quarterfinals in 1988 but were defeated by USC, 5-3.
2009 TEAM HIGHLIGHTS: The Wildcats started the year with nine consecutive wins to record the best start in school history…UK also defeated the Florida Gators for just the second time in the school’s history as they took down UF, 4-3, in Lexington…They defeated seven ranked teams, including the upsets of No. 14 Clemson and No. 17 Alabama
PLAYER/COACH HIGHLIGHTS: Kentucky has one ranked doubles team and one ranked singles player; Carolina Escamilla and Carolina Lilley are top 50 in doubles and Megan Broderick ranks at No. 104 in singles…Lilley clinched five wins for the Cats this year, including the upset over Clemson and securing the program’s second win over Florida…The team is coached by former ITA All-American Carlos Drada.