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Men's Soccer Nabs Another MAC Win.




Scoreless at half, Cats rally to down E. Michigan, 2-0.

YPSILANTI, Mich. (October 24, 1998) -- The University of Kentucky men's soccer team returned to its winning ways on Friday, defeating Eastern Michigan 2-0 in Mid-American Conference action.

The game was scoreless at the half, but in the 56th minute, Lee Baker hammered home a loose ball in front of the net to give the Cats a 1-0 lead. Then in the 76th minute, Brent Rainey's corner kick went in, giving UK the 2-0 win.

UK dominated Eastern Michigan, holding a 17-8 shot advantage. Wildcat goalkeeper Chris West was rarely tested and only needed two saves to post the shutout. With the win, UK improves to 8-8, 4-1 in the MAC, while EMU drops to 7-10-1 and 2-5 in the MAC.

The Wildcats take the pitch again on Sunday, when Bowling Green visits the UK Soccer Complex for a MAC showdown. Kickoff is set for 3 p.m.


    1  2--F
UK  0  2--2
EMU 0  0--0

Goals: UK - Lee Baker (none) 56:46, Brent Rainey (none) 76:47 
Corner Kicks: UK 4, EMU 3 
Goalkeeper Saves: UK (West) 2, EMU (Tomasso) 11 
Fouls: UK 19, EMU 15 

 

 

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