UK at C-USA Championship: LIVE BLOG vs. UCF
Nov. 14, 2008
DALLAS -- Riding a school-record eight-game unbeaten streak, the No. 23 Kentucky men’s soccer team faces UCF in the quarterfinals of the Conference USA Championship, at 6 p.m. ET at SMU’s Westcott Field. UKathletics.com will offer an extensive live blog of the event.
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* 4:03: UK has arrived and taken the field for warmups ... New C-USA logos are painted onto the field.
* 4:28: Tyler Burns, who suffered an ankle injury in the quarterfinals, is out of his cast and off crutches. Burns, who scored UK's first goal against Marshall, is in street clothes.
* 4:39: UK starting lineup ...
1: Dan Williams, GK
4: Bingy Lara, MF
5: Brad Walker, D
7: Masumi Turnbull, MF
8: Jason Griffiths, MF
9: Stephen Beiro, D
10: Marco dos Santos, F
12: Chad Hagerty, F
14: Tim Muessig, D
18: C.J. Tappel, F
21: Barry Rice, D
* 4:46: 14 minutes to kickoff ... UK has returned to its locker room.
* 4:58: starting lineups being introduced ... UK wearing all white again, with white socks and white tops ... Dan Williams is wearing green shorts with a blue top and green socks.
* 5:02: Game is underway.
* 5:08: back-to-back corner attempts taken by Hagerty.
* 5:09: shot off corner headed wide by Barry Rice.
* 5:10: Marco dos Santos shot missing way high.
* 5:11: yellow card issued to UCF for a foul of dos Santos ... Sets up a free kick from just outside the 18-yard box.
* 5:12: Barry Rice's shot misses high off the free kick.
* 5:13: Curving shot by Bingy Lara forces a save at the far post.
* 5:17: UK has controlled the tempo of the game, but UCF forces a threat inside the box, with Dan Williams coming out to attempt to secure the ball, but Barry Rice kicks it out of bounds for a UCF corner.
* 5:18: Barry Rice is 3-for-3 on contested haeders so far.
* 5:18: With the UKathletics.com jink, Barry Rice losses his first header.
* 5:23: UK corner kick. Taken by Hagerty.
* 5:30: Tripping foul against Michael Strong, sets up a UK free kick from 20 out at an angle.
* 5:31: Tim Crone has UK's best chance of the game so far, finding himself open on a breakaway and firing a hard-hit shot to the near post, forcing a save. Sets up a corner kick and Barry Rice's header shot misses wide.
* 5:38: In the 36th minute, UK still controls the tempo, forcing several chances on the UCF side of the pitch.
* 5:42: Yellow card issued to UCF's Chris Andaur on a hard takedown on Tim Muessig.
* 5:47: Corner kick taken by Masumi Turnbull ... Goal kick UCF.
* 5:48: HALFTIME: UK 0, UCF, 0
* 5:56: 8 minutes until the half is over ... UK owns a 12-2 advantage in shots and a 6-1 lead in corners. Barry Rice has won 7-of-9 contested header attempts.
* 6:06: Half resumes ... Same lineup as the starters.
* 6:09: C.J. Tappel forces a save from Sean Johnson ... Sets up a corner for UK, taken by Hagerty.
* 6:10: Save from Dan Williams.
* 6:14: Shot by C.J. Tappel misses high off a deflection ... Sets up a UK corner kick.
* 6:18: Chad Hagerty forces some action near the goal, but UCF clears.
* 6:21: C.J. Tappel hustles and forces a shot from 25 out, it is deflected and forces a UK corner.
* 6:23: Significant activity in the UCF box ... After a Tappel shot, Jason Griffiths fires a low-lining shot through traffic that forces a Sean Johnson save.
* 6:25: Chad Hagerty fires a shot wide, that Sean Johnson secures.
* 6:26: Jason Griffiths fires a shot through traffic, forcing a save.
* 6:35: Clock is stopped as the center refree breaks up some physical play.
* 6:43: Clock stopped for UCF injury ... 79th minute ...
* 6:46: UCF subs its goal for its backup keeper ... Moving Sean Johnson to a forward position in an attempt to get some height and athleticism up front.
* 6:51: UCF corner ... Physical play in the box ... Trainers tending to Dan Williams, who stays in the game ...
* 6:54: Marco dos Santos issued a yellow card.
* 6:57: 3 minutes left ... Dan Williams saves a Kevon George shot.
* 7:00: Uk corner, 1:11 left ...
* 7:00: FINAL: Kentucky 1, UCF 0