Buccaneers host Kentucky Thursday in non-conference test
Play Video Junior Anthony Wojas is one of several Buccaneers who will be playing their first game at Summers-Taylor Stadium.
Junior Anthony Wojas is one of several Buccaneers who will be playing their first game at Summers-Taylor Stadium.
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Wednesday, September 04, 2013

ETSU welcomes Wildcats to Summers-Taylor Stadium

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 4, 2013) - The ETSU men’s soccer team will host Conference-USA opponent Kentucky at Summers-Taylor Stadium Thursday, Sept. 5 at 7:00 p.m. The match will be the Buccaneers’ first home contest of the 2013 season.

The Wildcats (1-0-0), who made a trip to the NCAA Tournament last season, will offer one of the toughest tests of ETSU’s non-conference schedule. Following a season-opening win over Georgia State, Kentucky received votes in this week’s National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Top 25 Poll.

Fans in attendance for the game will have the opportunity to receive free giveaways from Chick-fil-A of Johnson City.

Tickets for the event will be first-come-first-served starting at $5.00 each and can be purchased by clicking here or by calling the ETSU Athletics ticket office at (423) 439-3878. ETSU students will receive free admission.

LAST TIME OUT

  • The Buccaneers (0-1-0) opened the season Friday, Aug. 30 in Columbia, S.C. with a narrow 1-0 loss to the South Carolina Gamecocks.
  • The match was the first of several tough non-conference tests for ETSU. The Bucs will play several teams that advanced to the NCAA Tournament last season, including Kentucky, UAB, and Winthrop.

SCOUTING KENTUCKY

  • The Wildcats return several of its top players from a 2012 campaign that saw the team win 10 games and clinch an NCAA Tournament berth for the first time since 2003.
  • Senior Tyler Riggs, one of the returning starters, has led Kentucky in scoring the past three seasons.
  • Head coach Johan Cedergren is entering his second season at the helm for Kentucky.

MEDIA COVERAGE

  • Live stats for the game will be provided through ETSU and can be accessed by clicking here.
  • The contest will also be televised on A-Sun TV.

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