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

Recent Results

Tuesday, Aug. 29 * won at East Tennessee* 2-1 (2OT) | Recap | Box Score | Video
Saturday, Sept. 2 * won at Memphis* 1-0 | Recap | Box Score | Video

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

TEAM NOTES

  • 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.
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