Katy Keen Named SEC Player of the Week

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Katy Keen of the University of Kentucky women’s soccer team was named the Southeastern Conference Player of the Week, it was announced by the league office in Birmingham, Ala., on Tuesday.

Keen scored the game-winning goal in the “Battle of the Bluegrass” over rival Louisville in the second half, her first-career goal. She also had the assist on the game-winning goal over Ohio to put UK up 1-0 in the ninth minute over the Bobcats. She played over 80 minutes in both Friday and Sunday’s shutouts as a midfielder. For the weekend, Keen had three shots with two of them on goal, a game-winning goal and a game-winning assist.

UK opens up SEC action on Friday night at 7 p.m. ET against Ole Miss in Oxford, Miss. The game will air nationally on the SEC Network with Pete Pranica and 1999 World Cup Champion Kate Markgraf on the call. Sunday, UK returns to the Bell Soccer Complex to face Wisconsin in a 3 p.m. ET match that will air on the SEC Network with Lisa Byington and Olympic champion Cat Whitehill.

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