From UK Athletics
(Compiled by Ryan Cox)
Overall Record: 3-0-0, 0-0-0 Conference USA
Record Last Week: 2-0-0, 0-0-0 C-USA
Upcoming Schedule (times eastern)
- Tuesday, Sept. 5 — at No. 11 Louisville – 7:30 p.m. – Louisville, Ky. – Lynn Stadium – ACC Network Extra
- Friday, Sept. 8 – v Alabama at Birmingham – 7:30 p.m. – Lexington, Ky. – The Bell – BeIN Network
- Kentucky won two away matches last week.
- UK’s 3-0 start to the season is the team’s best since 2011.
- Kentucky’s Stefan Stojkovic scored his first goals since 2015, netting a brace to lead the Wildcats in an overtime victory at East Tennessee State.
- Andrew McKelvey’s 62nd-minute penalty kick goal gave the UK men’s soccer team a 1-0 victory at Memphis.
o McKelvey’s second goal of the year drew him level with Stefan Stojkovic for the team lead this season.
o McKelvey’s two game-winning goals are the most in Conference USA.
- Kentucky has not conceded a goal in the run of play this season.
Offensive Player of the Week Nominee: Stefan Stojkovic– Senior – Forward – Halmstad, Sweden
- Kentucky’s Stefan Stojkovic scored his first goals since 2015, netting a brace to lead the Wildcats in a double overtime victory at East Tennessee State.
o Stojkovic’s last goal came on Oct. 7, 2015.
- He now has nine career goals – the most of anyone of the 2017 Wildcats.
Defensive Player of the Week Nominee: Enrique Facusse – Freshman – Goalkeeper – Tegucigalpa, Honduras
- Enrique Facusse helped UK to a 2-0 week, keeping a clean sheet in the 1-0 win at Memphis and making some great saves to keep UK alive with a chance to eventually win at ETSU in double overtime.
- He made three saves in the victory at East Tennessee State, including a fantastic reaction stop with his right hand in the waning moments of the regulation 90.
- Facusse’s 0.30 goals-against-average in 295 minutes is best in Conference USA.