Jensen’s Clean Sheet Guides UK To Scoreless Draw with Wisconsin
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Freshman goalkeeper Katelyn Jensen recorded her sixth shutout of the year on Sunday afternoon at the Bell Soccer Complex as the No. 18 University of Kentucky women’s soccer team drew with preseason No. 14 Wisconsin, 0-0.
With the Sunday result, Kentucky moves to 6-1-1 on the year, and remains 1-0-0 in Southeastern Conference play. UK still is in first place in the SEC with the result on Sunday. The Wildcats are now unbeaten in six-straight matches.
The Badgers ended up with a 12-9 advantage in shots, but only had two recorded on goal in the match. The Wildcats had four shots on goal and three corner kicks. Wisconsin had five corner kicks.
Freshman Sophie Babo led Kentucky on the offensive end, with three shots and two on them on goal. She had the Wildcats’ best scoring chance of the match at the beginning of the first overtime after being slipped through by sophomore Tanya Samarzich, but the shot was saved well by the Badgers’ keeper.
Zoe Swift and Jade Klump both had two shots in the match, with Klump notching two on goal. The Badgers were led by MAC Hermann finalist Rose Lavelle in shots, with five of their 12 efforts on goal.
The Wildcats return to action on Friday night in Tuscaloosa, Ala. against the Crimson Tide of Alabama. The match will kick off at 8 p.m. ET and be shown live on the SEC Network+, ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app.
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