LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 12, 2014) - The ETSU men's soccer team will look to remain unbeaten on the road when the Bucs visit Lexington, Ky., Saturday, Sept. 13 to take on Conference USA opponent Kentucky.
The Buccaneers (2-1) are 2-0 away from Johnson City this season, having picked up wins against regional powers William & Mary and VCU in Richmond, Va., during the opening weekend of regular season play.
GETTING UP TO SPEED
On the heels of ETSU's unbeaten, season-opening weekend, the Bucs fell narrowly to Radford, 1-0, in Johnson City, Saturday, Sept. 6.
ETSU dominated possession throughout the final 15 minutes of the match, but could not find an equalizer to counter Radford's 59th-minute goal.
Redshirt junior Emmanuel Wilson (Memphis, Tenn.) recorded four shots in the match, while redshirt sophomore Joao Ramalho (Monte Santo, Brazil) recorded two shots.
Ramalho, who has scored four of the Bucs' five goals this season, currently ranks fourth in the nation for goals per game (1.33). Ramalho scored two goals in each of ETSU's first two matches.
Kentucky Wildcats - Conference USA - Lexington, Ky.
Saturday, Sept. 13 at 7:00 p.m.
The Wildcats (2-2) have won two of their last three matches, including a 1-0 win at No. 1 Notre Dame last time out.
A goal by freshman forward Stefan Stojkovic with 25 seconds remaining in regulation pushed Kentucky past top-ranked Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind., Monday, Sept. 8. Prior to defeating the Fighting Irish, the Wildcats fell narrowly to Indiana, 1-0, Friday, Sept. 5, in South Bend.
Kentucky is 1-0 at home this season, having beaten Belmont, 2-0, Aug. 31.
Last season, ETSU defeated Kentucky, 1-0, in Johnson City, with Thibault Civalier (Nice, France) scoring the game-winner for the Bucs, his first career goal, in the 47th minute.
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