Razorbacks beat Kentucky, advance to volleyball's Elite Eight

Arkansas' Maggie Cartwright (11) and Sania Petties (3) go up to block against Kentucky's Brooklyn DeLeye (17) during the third set of an NCAA women's college volleyball tournament match Thursday, Dec. 7, 2023, in Lincoln, Neb. (Nikos Frazier/Omaha World-Herald via AP)

The ninth-ranked University of Arkansas volleyball team is headed into uncharted territory.

The Razorbacks (28-5) claimed a hard-fought 3-2 (22-25, 25-22, 25-15, 22-25, 15-10) win over Southeastern Conference champion Kentucky on Thursday afternoon in Lincoln, Neb.,