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Tennessee soccer alums Marie-Eve Nault and Rhian Wilkinson suit of for the Canadian National Team tonight to face Team USA in an international friendly played in Frisco, Texas. The match starts at 9 p.m. ET and will be televised on FoxSports 1.
TopDrawerSoccer.com listed Tennessee rising senior Hannah Wilkinson as one of its top 15 players who will be eligible for the 2015 NWSL draft. She is one of three SEC players on the list. The other two are Kentucky's Arin Gilliland and South Carolina goalkeeper Sabrina D'Angelo.
On Saturday, the Tennessee soccer team participated in the YWCA's Race Against Racism 5k, which is part of the 2014 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission celebration events.
The Big Orange cheered on race participants as they neared the finish of the 5K downtown Knoxville course that started and ended at the YWCA Phillis Wheatley Center and stretched down McCalla, Jackson and Willow Avenues and onto Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
On Wednesday, Hannah Wilkinson scored the tying goal in the 87th minute to lead her New Zealand national team to an impressive 1-1 draw with the top-ranked U.S. The draw was a major achievement for Wilkinson and the Football Ferns, showing the world that they are a soccer force to be reckoned with. Check out a detailed recap and commentary by ESPNW's Graham Hays on the Kiwis' draw with the Americans.