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Kentucky Kernel

The Wildcats pose with their trophy after the No. 1 Kentucky vs. No. 7 James Madison soccer match in the championship round of the Sun Belt Tournament on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022, at the Wendell & Vickie Bell Soccer Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 2-0. Photo by Isabel McSwain | Staff

Kentucky mens soccer claims Sun Belt Championship, earns No. 1 overall seed

Cole Parke, Sports Editor November 14, 2022

No. 1 Kentucky mens soccer (14-0-5) defeated James Madison 2-0 on Sunday, claiming the Sun Belt Conference championship in its first season with the conference.  The win saw the Wildcats win their...

Kentucky Wildcats midfielder Enzo Mauriz (8) makes a pass during the Kentucky vs. Seattle mens soccer match on Monday, Aug. 29, 2022, at the Wendell and Vickie Bell Soccer Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 1-0. Photo by David Falade | Staff

Kentucky earns first win in Sun Belt Conference; defeats Georgia State 5-1 in Atlanta

Ali Cetinok, Staff Writer September 25, 2022

No. 5 Kentucky mens soccer (6-0-2) earned its first ever Sun Belt Conference victory on Saturday, defeating Georgia State (6-1-1) 5-1 in Atlanta. Despite the Cats having only conceded six goals all...

Kentucky Wildcats defender Robert Screen (2) shoots a penalty kick to secure the third goal during the Kentucky vs. Belmont mens soccer on Friday, Sept. 2, 2022, at the Wendell and Vickie Bell Soccer Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-0. Photo by Abby Szydlik | Staff

Robert Screen’s free-kick seals victory as the Cats move to seven straight games unbeaten

Luke Fetzer, Staff Writer September 21, 2022

No. 6 Kentucky mens soccer (5-0-2) fought through a second half comeback attempt by No. 21 Lipscomb (5-1-1) to defeat the Bisons 3-2 on Tuesday.  The Cats took an early advantage after forward Eythor...

Kentucky Wildcats defender Robert Screen (2) shoots a penalty kick to secure the third goal during the Kentucky vs. Belmont mens soccer on Friday, Sept. 2, 2022, at the Wendell and Vickie Bell Soccer Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-0. Photo by Abby Szydlik | Staff

Cats continue undefeated start with 3-0 win over Belmont

Ali Cetinok, Staff Writer September 3, 2022

Kentucky mens soccer (3-0) continued its undefeated start to the season, defeating Belmont (1-1-1) 3-0 on Friday night. After dominating possession without being able to score, the breakthrough for...

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...

Kentucky Wildcats midfielder Nick Gutmann (21) kicks the ball into the box 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

Nick Gutmann scores twice, Wildcats win 2-1 at home against Bellarmine

Cole Parke October 26, 2021

Kentucky (10-0-4) took down Bellarmine (6-7-1) at home 2-1 in their final non-conference game of the season. The win came off the back of junior midfielder Nick Gutmann’s two goals.The Wildcats outshot...

Kentucky Wildcats forward Ben Damge (27) and midfielder Martin Soereide (16) celebrate after a Damge 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

UK Men’s Soccer remains undefeated following 3-1 victory over Duquesne

Jaron Centers September 12, 2021

Kentucky men’s soccer just keeps rolling. The ‘Cats logged another win, this time a 3-1 victory over the Duquesne Dukes. After a hard-fought first half and second-half surge, UK would obtain the edge...

Kentucky Wildcats forward Eythor Bjorgolfsson (9) celebrates with his teammates after scoring the game winning goal during UK’s game against Xavier on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021, at The Bell Soccer Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 2-1. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Bjorgolfsson’s penalty kick pushes No. 12 Kentucky past Xavier 2-1 in OT

Braden Ramsey February 9, 2021

In their first performance of 2020-21 without offensive centerpiece Kalil ElMedkhar and defensive stalwart Aime Mabika, the Cats were able to gut out a 2-1 overtime victory against the visiting Musketeers...

Kentucky junior midfielder Kalil ElMedkhar pushes the ball up field past a defender during the University of Kentucky vs. Loyola-Chicago NCAA Tournament soccer game on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, at The Bell Soccer Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 2-1 in the second overtime period. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky Men’s Soccer defeats Duke in home opener

Barkley Truax September 22, 2020

After a tough loss at Notre Dame to open its season on Thursday, Kentucky men’s soccer was able to bounce back last night by defeating the Blue Devils 4-2.Four different Wildcats – Aimé Mabika, Kalil...

UK mens soccer midfielder Robert Screen speaks with the media after his teams 2-1 comeback victory over the Ohio State Buckeyes. 

Robert Screen’s first career goal leads Cats to comeback victory over Buckeyes

Mohammad Ahmad October 16, 2019

There's a first time for everything.For UK men’s soccer midfielder Robert Screen, it was scoring his first-ever goal as a Wildcat.When the Cats’ faced the Ohio State Buckeyes at The Bell on Wednesday...

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