UK Soccer Reaches All-Time High Ranking at No. 13

By Jacob Most
Nov. 5, 2014

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky Men’s Soccer team reached an all-time high ranking, No. 13, in this week’s National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) poll.

The ranking is tied for the highest national ranking in UK history, and the highest ranking since finishing the 2006 season at No. 13.

The Wildcats checked in at No. 25 in this week’s NCAA Ratings Percentage Index (RPI) for the second-consecutive week. UK is ranked No. 16 by Soccer America and No. 14 by College Soccer News.

The Wildcats will play No. 5 Charlotte with the Conference USA Championship on the line for both teams on Friday at 7 p.m. ET at the Wendell and Vickie Bell Soccer Complex on the UK campus.

UK can claim the title with a win or draw, as with one game to play UK sits atop the C-USA standings with 17 points, one ahead of Charlotte.

Kentucky has 10 wins this season, taking its record to W10 L3 D4 (5-0-2 C-USA).
 
UK is unbeaten in nine straight-games, 6-0-3 during that stretch. The Wildcats' undefeated run is the second longest in school history.

UK’s .706 winning percentage is the third highest in school history and the highest since 2006 (.714). The record is held by the 1995 team that won at a 75-percent clip (16-5-1).