Men's Soccer

11  Jacob Kemper
Jacob Kemper


Crestwood, Ky.

High School:
Oldham County

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 163



46 Wildcats on 2012 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll

UK's 46 tied for fourth amongst the 14 SEC programs


No. 19 Xavier Eliminates UK with 1-0 NCAA Tourney Win

Xavier Advances to NCAA Tournament Second Round with 1-0 Win


Soccer Hosts No. 19 Xavier in NCAA Tourney

Wildcats to Face School-Record 10th Ranked Foe; Kickoff Thursday at 7 p.m. ET


Soccer Makes Fifth All-Time NCAA Tournament Berth

Wildcats Picked to Host Xavier on Thursday in NCAA Tournament First Round


No. 19 SMU Outlasts Kentucky in Penalty Kicks

Wildcats Battle League Champion SMU to Penalty Kicks in C-USA Semis


Men's Soccer vs. UCF -- 10-31-12

Central Florida got a goal from Omar Vallejo in the 40th minute and a clean sheet from Sebastian Evers to post a 1-0 win over Kentucky men's soccer, on a cold and rainy Wednesday night at the UK Soccer Complex.

The story of the spring after leading UK offensively, played in 15 of UK's 20 games with four starts as a junior ... Logged 584 minutes, taking 21 shots with five coming on target ... Had a two-assist game in UK's 5-1 win over No. 15 Brown ... Fired a season-high four shots at No. 25 South Carolina ... Played a season-high 90 minutes in a start at No. 10 Indiana ... Started vs. Brown, No. 3 Creighton and Evansville ... Took seven corner kicks for UK.

After showing glimpses of tremendous potential as a freshman and sophomore, had a breakout spring in 2011, leading UK with three goals ... As a sophomore, came off the bench in 13 of UK's 19 games as a front-line threat, logging 568 total minutes ... Played a season-high 79 minutes vs. Memphis and 78 minutes vs. Houston Baptist ... Fired 14 shots on the year, with five coming on target.

Emerged as an offensive weapon for UK late in the season, playing in 10 games with one start ... Logged 297 minutes and took five shots, including one on target ... Played a season-high 47 minutes in a 2-0 win over High Point in the regular-season finale ... Registered first start in first career game, playing 43 minutes at Xavier, totaling one shot ... Fired two shots in 47 minutes against UNC Asheville, including one on goal.

Lettered all four years at Oldham County High School under coach Mark Robson ... Led team to District 16 Champions as well as Region 8 Champions four consecutive years from 2005-2008... Also, in 2006 went all the way to win the State Championship and finishing as the runner up the two following years ... Named All-region all four years, second-team All-State in 2006, and first-team All-State in 07-08 ... Holds four Oldham County High School records, most goals in a season (33), most assists in a season (14), most goals in a career (86), and most assists in a career (48).

Full name is Jacob Matthew Kemper ... Son of William and Sherrie Kemper ... Has two siblings a sister Haley (15) and a brother Jared (16) ... Born on May 26, 1991 in Lexington, Ky.

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