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Kentucky Wildcats forward Eythor Bjorgolfsson (9) gets back into position during the University of Kentucky vs. Notre Dame mens soccer game on Friday, Sept. 3, 2021, at the Bell Soccer Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 1-0. Photo by Michael Clubb | Kentucky Kernel

UK mens soccer starts 2022 campaign with 2-0 win against UIC

Cole Parke, Sports Editor August 26, 2022

Kentucky mens soccer (1-0) started its 2022 campaign with a win at home over UIC (0-1) on Thursday. Coming off of the best season in program history, the Wildcats were determined to start the season...

Kentuckys Eythor Bjorgolfsson (9) celebrates his goal during the Kentucky vs. Wright State mens soccer game on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, at the Bell Soccer Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-0. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky soccer shows promise in spring match win over Bellarmine

Cole Parke March 26, 2022

Kentucky soccer picked up right where it left off, after what was considered by many to be its best season in program history, shutting out Bellarmine 2-0 to begin its spring schedule.Despite there being...

Kentucky huddles up before the University of Kentucky vs. Notre Dame mens soccer game on Friday, Sept. 3, 2021, at the Bell Soccer Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 1-0. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky falls 2-1 at Clemson, ending season in Sweet 16

Cole Parke November 29, 2021

No. 9 Kentucky men’s soccer fell short on the road against No. 8 Clemson, falling 2-1 and ending their season in the Sweet 16.The Wildcats were able to find the net late in the second half but allowed...

Kentucky Wildcats midfielder Marcel Meinzer (8) celebrates scoring a goal during the UK vs. Santa Clara men’s soccer game in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021, at the Wendell and Vickie Bell Soccer Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 2-0. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

No. 9 Kentucky power past Santa Clara 2-0; advance to NCAA Tournament Round of 16

Cole Parke November 22, 2021

No. 9 Kentucky men’s soccer powered past Santa Clara 2-0 at The Bell in the second round of the NCAA Men’s Soccer Championship. The win marks the 12th shutout of the season for Kentucky goalie Jan...

Kentucky celebrates forward Ben Damges (27) goal during the University of Kentucky vs. Duquesne mens soccer game on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, at the Bell Soccer Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-1. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Men’s soccer ends regular season with big win; prepares for conference tournament

Cole Parke November 12, 2021

Kentucky men’s soccer concluded their regular season on Friday with a 3-0 win over FAU at The Bell. With the win, the Cats finish their regular season with a record of 11-1-4, one of their best in history. En...

Kentucky Wildcats forward Marcel Meinzer (8) shoots the ball during the University of Kentucky vs. Florida Atlantic men’s soccer match on Friday, Nov. 5, 2021, at Wendell & Vickie Bell Soccer Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-0. Photo by Amanda Braman | Staff

Wildcats best Coastal Carolina 3-1 in first round of C-USA Tournament

Cole Parke November 11, 2021

Kentucky men’s soccer defeated Coastal Carolina 3-1 in the first round of the Conference-USA tournament. The win also served as a revenge match for Kentucky, having reached a 0-0 draw with the Chanticleers...

Kentucky Wildcats forward Brock Lindow (15) fights for possession during the University of Kentucky vs. Akron mens soccer game on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, at Wendell and Vickie Bell Soccer Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. UK and Akron tied 1-1. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

No. 12 UK roll past FAU 3-0 to finish regular season

Cole Parke November 6, 2021

No. 12 Kentucky (11-1-4) shutout FAU (8-6-2) 3-0  to end their regular season undefeated at home. The game also served as Kentucky’s senior night in which the team honored 13 seniors.“You think about...

Kentuckys Enzo Mauriz (17) pushes the ball upfield during the Kentucky vs. Wright State mens soccer game on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, at the Bell Soccer Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-0. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

No. 5 Kentucky fall 2-1 to Charlotte for first loss of season

Cole Parke October 31, 2021

No. 5 Kentucky (10-1-4) suffered their first loss of the season, falling 2-1 on the road against Charlotte (9-5) in overtime. Kentucky was dominant in the first half of play, but a late goal by the 49ers...

Kentuckys Robert Screen (2) pushes the ball upfield during the Kentucky vs. Wright State mens soccer game on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, at the Bell Soccer Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-0. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

No. 4 Kentucky draw 0-0 with South Carolina

Cole Parke October 23, 2021

No. 4 Kentucky (9-0-4) reached a 0-0 draw with South Carolina (5-7-2) at home on Saturday to remain undefeated through 13 games. Despite remaining undefeated, a draw was not the ideal result for the ‘Cats...

Kentucky Wildcats forward Daniel Evans (7) pushes the ball upfield during the University of Kentucky vs. Notre Dame mens soccer game on Friday, Sept. 3, 2021, at the Bell Soccer Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 1-0. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Wildcats topple West Virginia in double overtime, remain undefeated

Cole Parke October 19, 2021

No. 4 Kentucky (9-0-3) defeated No. 25 West Virginia (7-2-4) 1-0 in double overtime to remain undefeated through 12 games for the first time in team history. Kentucky secured their first ranked victory...

Kentuckys Enzo Mauriz (17) pushes the ball upfield during the Kentucky vs. Wright State mens soccer game on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, at the Bell Soccer Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-0. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky shuts out Old Dominion 2-0, remain undefeated in C-USA

Cole Parke October 16, 2021

Kentucky men’s soccer (8-0-3) defeated Old Dominion (2-7-1) 2-0 on the road to remain undefeated through 11 games for the first time in program history.Wildcat goalie Jan Hoffelner recorded his seventh...

Kentucky Wildcats forward Luke Andrews (19) takes a shot on goal during the University of Kentucky vs. Duquesne mens soccer game on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, at the Bell Soccer Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-1. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky’s game winner called offsides, Cats draw No. 20 FIU 0-0

Cole Parke October 10, 2021

Kentucky (7-0-3) reached a scoreless draw at home against No. 20 FIU (7-1-2) to remain undefeated through 10 games.The Wildcats move to 0-0-3 against ranked opponents with their match against No. 4 West...

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