The University of Kentucky women's soccer team captured its fourth straight
victory Friday night as the Wildcats downed the visiting Tennessee Lady
UK (5-2-1, 2-1) was led by junior Jaime Dellbringge who scored a goal and
added an assist in her first start of the season for the Cats.
The Cats erupted for three goals in the second half after missing on
several scoring opportunities in the first half, while outshooting the Lady
Vols (3-5, 2-1) nine to three.
Freshman Keri Boyce opened the scoring for UK at the 47:32 mark when she
netted an eight-yard shot into the right corner of the goal on a deflection
by UT goalkeeper Ellen Dean. The goal was Boyce's fourth of the year.
Midfielder Jen Reese scored her first goal of the season on one-on-one
breakaway at the 54:00 mark off an assist from Dellbringge.
Dellbringge netted a header in the left corner of the net off a free kick.
Annie Gage assisted on Dellbringge's second goal of the season.
UK goalkeeper Beth Wells was brilliant in pitching her second shutout of
the season. Wells recorded eight saves including a diving stop on Allison
Campbell's penalty kick for the Lady Vols with less than four minutes
remaining in the match.
"We weren't able to capitalize on several scoring chances in the first
half, but we came out in the second half and put the ball in the net," UK
coach Warren Lipka said. "It's always big when you beat and SEC team, but
we still have a long way to go. We keep getting better each time we touch
UT battled Vanderbilt on Sunday, but results were not available at press
time. The Lady Vols return to Knoxville to play UNC-Ashville on Tuesday at
7 p.m. at the Soccer Complex on Neyland Drive.
Cross Country finishes second
The University of Tennessee men's cross country team finished second
with 102 points at San Ball Invitational hosted by the Indiana University
in Bloomington, Ind., on Saturday. North Carolina State took four of the
top five positions for the win.
The lone spot that was not taken by NC State runners was grabbed by senior
All-SEC runner Anthony Famiglietti who finished the 8K course in 24 minutes
and 41.2 seconds as Tennessee's lead runner in third place.
Brad Leach and Jon Jamison finished 13th and 18th respectively as the Vols
placed three runners in the top 20.
"It was a very competitive race where we beat some interregional
competition to finish second," Tennessee head coach George Watts said. "We
beat Florida which is a good win for us. Famiglietti was in contention all
the way. He finished third and had an All-American type of
Justin Willingham and Brian Wallace rounded out the Vols' scoring,
finishing 36th and 40th in the 185-man meet.
The Vols next action will be at Furman Invitational in Greenville, S.C. on
Soccer team fights losing streak
Published: Mon Sep 27, 1999 | Modified: Sat Aug 06, 2005 01:57 p.m.