Women's Soccer

21  Stuart Pope
Stuart  Pope


Fayetteville, Ga.

High School:
Starrs Mill




GSA Phoenix


Kentucky Ranks Second on SEC Academic Honor Roll

Sixty-three Wildcats Recognized by the League


Swift & Pope's Goals Give UKWS Win Over #4 Florida

The UK Women's Soccer team defeated fourth-ranked Florida at The Bell


Women's Soccer Inks Two in 2014 Signing Class

Jon Lipsitz and staff welcome two new players to 2014 roster


59 Wildcats on 2013 Fall Sports SEC Academic Honor Roll

UK's 59 honorees is second most among the 14 SEC programs


46 Wildcats on 2012 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll

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


WSOC at Louisville, 090514

UK women's soccer team beat Louisville 2-0 on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, at Lynn Stadium in Louisville Ky.


WSOC at Louisville, 090712

UK Upsets No. 12 Louisville In Road Opener; Cats get goals from Horner, Hubly; PK save from Louisville native King


WSOC vs. Coastal Carolina, 081712

Wildcats Open Season with 2-0 Victory over Coastal Carolina; UK defense posts third-straight shutout in season opener


WSC vs. Washington State, NCAA First Round, 111211

Kentucky falls to Washington State on penalty kicks, 4-2, in the first round of the NCAA tournament.


WSOC vs. Georgia, 101611

Soccer Drops 2-1 Heartbreaker to Georgia; Gilliland nets third goal of the season in loss

Career Statistics

2011 Game-by-Game

2014 (Senior): CoSIDA Academic All-District ... 2013 All-SEC ... 2013 CoSIDA Academic All- American ... Team Captain ...
Returning from Second Team All-SEC performance a year ago and on a torn ACL/MCL ... Had first point of the season vs. Francis Marion, on an assist ... Had assist on game-tying goal at Arkansas in the 68th minute .. .Had career-high tying two assists against Mississippi State ... Scored vs. Florida in the second half to ice the match, and also had an assist in that match ... Scored three points vs. LSU in the win with a goal and an assist.

2013 (Junior): Second Team All-SEC...CollegeSoccerMadness.com Player of the Week (9/9)
...Started season as a wide back, but is now attackingcenter mid ... Scored nine goals ... Scored game-winning goal vs. Louisville in 51st minute to secure third-straightwin over UL ... Scored in nine of the last 15 games for UK ... Scored five game-winning goals (Eastern Kentucky,Louisville, Dayton, Auburn, Georgia) ... Tallied third assist of the year at Vanderbilt ... SEC leader in game-winninggoals ... Had assist on Kentucky's game-winning goal to Caitlin Landis vs. Tennessee ... Put Alabama gameaway with goal in 85th minute to make it 4-2 with 10th goal of the year ... Had third multi-point match of theyear at Alabama, scoring and assisting on two goals ... Tore ACL/MCL/Miniscus in LSU match, will miss rest ofthe season.

2012 (Sophomore): Earned first start of the season in win over No. 12 Louisville ... Fired nine shots with four on target ... Started game at LSU ... Recorded two shots on goal in Oxford vs. Ole Miss.

2011 (Freshman):Had game-winning goals vs. CMU in overtime, and vs. Ohio ... Scored UK's second goal vs. Louisville ... Named to the Tropical Smoothie All-Tournament Team ... Played in every game, earning a starting role in 17 of the 21 games.

Pre-College: Member of the Gwinnett Soccer Association (GSA) Phoenix coached by Campbell Chapman ... Six-time team captain ... Helped lead the Phoenix to six-straight Georgia club state championships ... Three-year member of the Georgia state ODP team ... Helped lead her high school team to the Georgia 4A state championship in her junior year ... Named All-Region and the team's best offensive player junior year ... Club team co-captain 2006-11 ... Region 3 Finalist 2009 ... Member of the National Honors Society ... Lettered in varsity basketball sophomore year

  • Full Name: Stuart MacKenzie Pope
  • Place of Birth: Statesville, N.C.
  • Parents: George and Beth
  • Siblings: Hannah, Kathryn, and Barrett
  • Club Team/Coach: Gwinnett Soccer Association (GSA) Phoenix/ Campbell Chapman

Pope's Q & A

What is your nickname, and why? Stu because it's cool to say, yo.

What team member is most likely to be a head coach? Alyssa

Who is the most famous person you have ever met? Shia LeBeouf

Would you rather win the World Cup or an Olympic gold medal? World Cup

What is the worst Christmas gift you've ever been given? Never really been given a bad gift

What would people be surprised to know about you? I've had surgery four times

If you had a horse in the Kentucky Derby, what would you name it? Horsey

Who is the best soccer player in the world outside of Messi? Andres Iniesta

What is your prized possession? My books

Why did you choose your jersey number? My first choice was taken and I like odd numbers

Who is the most famous person in your cell phone? Honestly, Jon Lipsitz

What song gets you pumped up for a game? Lighters

Who is the funniest player on the team? Kirsten

What is your favorite city to visit? Sydney

Who is your favorite American Idol winner? Kelly Clarkson

What is your biggest fear? Snakes

What is one food you will absolutely not eat? Crocodile

What is your dream job? Being an author

Who have you not seen in concert that you want to see in person? Coldplay

What's one of your most interesting life stories that sets you apart from everyone else? I was lost in Disney World when I was 2-years old for several hours and didn't get kidnapped. Crazy, I know.

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