UK Soccer 300LEXINGTON, Ky. (11/7/13) – The fourth-seeded, and No. 25 ranked Ole Miss Rebels knocked off the University of Kentucky women’s soccer team in the quarterfinal round of the 2013 Southeastern Conference season at the Orange Beach SportsPlex in Orange Beach, Ala., defeating the Wildcats 2-0.

“This game went pretty much how we thought it would go,” UK head coach Jon Lipsitz said. “The game got pretty extended because we knew both teams were going to want to attack. We didn’t like that we had to be pretty direct, but with all of the players that we had out, we knew we were going to have to play a direct style. We got all the chances we wanted in the first seven minutes or so and didn’t finish anything.”

The Rebels got on the board in the 22nd minute to take the lead when Mandy McCalla scored her 14th goal of the season, striking a ball far post past a diving Kayla King from the top of the box. Bethany Bunker played McCalla a ball into space at the top of the box, and it was touched to the middle of the field and struck far post.

Ole Miss added to their lead in the 55th minute on a penalty kick goal from First Team All-SEC member Rafaelle Souza. The Rebels were on the attack and the Wildcats defender slid to remove the ball from her feet, and at the top of the 18 was whistled for a foul inside the area. Souza then stepped up and hit the PK to King’s left to take the 2-0 lead.

The loss is Kentucky’s first time losing back-to-back matches all season, as UK was previously 3-0-1 in matches that were following a loss.

Entering Wednesday’s match, UK was sitting at No. 30 in the NCAA RPI, with the Rebels at No. 31 before the quarterfinal match.

The NCAA Selection Show is set for Monday, Nov. 11 at 4:30 p.m. ET, and will be shown live on NCAASports.com. The Wildcats are expected to receive an at-large bid into the 64-team field for the third-straight season under Lipsitz. Kentucky has never made the NCAA Tournament three straight years in program history.

“For us, coming down here was about getting some film and working on some things,” Lipsitz said. “This is the second time this season where because of injury, we are changing everything about the way we play. We have treated these last two weeks as a way to develop for the NCAAs, and I’m proud of the work we have done to put ourselves in that position.”

For continuing coverage of UK women’s soccer, log on to UKathletics.com.

SurfKY News
Information provided by UK Athletics

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 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 on social media.

In Other News...

Paducah City Commission Meeting Highlights

PADUCAH, Ky. (6/3/15) ― The following are the highlights of the Paducah City Commission Meeting Tuesday, June 2, 2015.… Read More

2015 Paducah Regatta Set for June 13

PADUCAH, Ky. (6/2/15) — The Paducah Parks Services Department is holding the Paducah Regatta. Registration begins at… Read More
1 DOW 18,076.27
+64.33 (0.36%)    
2 S&P 2,114.07
+4.47 (0.21%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,099.23
+22.71 (0.45%)    

Most Read This Week

May 30, 2015 7357

Study of Virus Attack on Cancer Sees Success

by Julie Heflin
May 28, 2015 6625

Four Charged with Burglary for Entering Elderly…

by SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 2883

Greenville Man Charged with Rockport Robbery,…

by SurfKY News
May 29, 2015 2572

Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

by SurfKY News
May 29, 2015 2533

KSP Seeks Public Help in Locating Wanted Man

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 11382

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 9617

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

June 02, 2015 2134

Woman Charged with Falsely Reporting Kidnapping

by SurfKY News
June 02, 2015 1804

Traffic Signal at Intersection in Downtown…

by Keith Todd
June 02, 2015 1723

Two Muhlenberg Women Injured in Collision

by SurfKY News
June 02, 2015 1590

Juveniles Accused of Falsely Reporting Masked…

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
June 02, 2015 1380

South Main Accident Slows Northbound Traffic

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 02, 2015 1311

Hopkins County Misdemeanor Indictments

by SurfKY News
June 03, 2015 1263

Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week – June 3, 2015

by Hopkinsville – Christian County Crime Stoppers
June 01, 2015 1256

Human Relations Coordinator Identifies Possible…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
June 02, 2015 1082

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
June 02, 2015 1067

Pennyrile Soap Box Derby Hosts 34 Competitors

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News