Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Fayette | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Warren | Webster
Davis Motor Sales banner ad

UK Receiving Votes in Preseason for First Time Since 2009

uk soccerLEXINGTON, Ky. (8/14/13) – For the first time since 2009, the Kentucky men’s soccer team enters the 2013 season receiving votes in the preseason National Soccer Coaches Association of America top-25 poll, it was announced on Tuesday afternoon.

Kentucky received six votes in the preseason NSCAA top-25 poll, effectively ranking the Wildcats No. 34. UK receiving votes in the preseason is the first time since UK was receiving votes in the Soccer Times 2009 preseason poll. UK was also honored during the 2011 preseason as a College Soccer News “Team to Watch”.

The Wildcats are also ranked No. 32 by BennettRank, a new computer-based ranking system. UK will play eight teams in 2013 ranked in the preseason top-50 by BennettRank.

Kentucky returns preseason All-Conference USA defender Steven Perinovic, and 2012 All-Conference USA honorees in goalkeeper Jack Van Arsdale and electric goal-scoring forward Tyler Riggs.

Kentucky will open its 2013 season with a pair of exhibition games, starting with Dayton on Aug. 20 at the UK Soccer Complex. UK will open its regular-season on Aug. 30 vs. Wright State at 7:30 p.m. ET at the UK Soccer Complex

SurfKY News
Information provided by Brent Ingram (UK Athletics)

.

© Copyright 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story by using one of the social media links below.

In Other News...

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - July 23, 2014

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/23/14) — Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. Crime Stoppers… Read More

MPD Searching for Property Vandalism Suspects

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/22/14) — The Madisonville Police Department is seeking the public's help in cracking down on a… Read More

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

July 22, 2014 3019

Madisonville Woman Charged With…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 21, 2014 2250

Five Sent to Hospital After Two-Vehicle…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
July 21, 2014 1670

Business Spotlight - Painted Window Aims…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 21, 2014 1546

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - July…

in News by Madisonville Police Department
July 19, 2014 1497

Cash Mob Descends on Muhlenberg…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

July 22, 2014 3019

Madisonville Woman Charged With…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 21, 2014 1077

Madisonville Fire Chief Announces…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
July 19, 2014 1051

Local Hip-Hop Artist, Marack, Talks About…

in Top Stories by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
July 21, 2014 1033

Three Injured in Three-Vehicle Collision…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
July 19, 2014 831

Riddle Insurance Inaugural Flight

in Top Stories by Ron Sanders

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

July 21, 2014 1043

Portion of Southeastern Parkway Closed…

in News by Beth Cecil
July 22, 2014 679

Alliance for a Drug Free Owensboro and…

in News by Carla Shelton
July 22, 2014 592

Daviess County Traffic Advisory

in News by Keith Todd
July 21, 2014 444

Strahan Selected as Cravens Elementary…

in Top Stories by Julie Ellis
July 21, 2014 238

ODC 14-Year-Olds Win West State, Move on…

in Top Stories by Steve LeMaster

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

July 21, 2014 2250

Five Sent to Hospital After Two-Vehicle…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
July 21, 2014 1670

Business Spotlight - Painted Window Aims…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 19, 2014 1497

Cash Mob Descends on Muhlenberg…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
July 23, 2014 556

Greenville Loses Home, Possessions in Fire

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 06social 21social 22social 04social 03