Oct. 4, 2013
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Caroline Brown scored on a breakaway in the 68th minute, CC Cobb rocketed in a score in the 76th and Amalie Thestrup scored in the 86th to lead the Tennessee soccer team to a 3-0 win over No. 25 Ole Miss on Friday at Regal Soccer Stadium.
With the win, Tennessee (7-3-2, 2-1-1 SEC) improved to 3-0 against ranked teams this season. Ole Miss fell to 9-3-1 and 2-2-0 in SEC play.
Ole Miss' Rafaell Souza fired the first shot of the game in the second minute, breaking into the right side of the box and shooting wide left.
Katie Lenz took UT's first shot in the fifth minute off cross from Caroline Brown deep in the box. Lenz's shot was blocked and set up a corner kick from Cheyenne Spade. Brown followed with a header that went wide off a second ball played in.
UT kept up the offensive pressure over the next 15 minutes. Susan Ferguson had a shot go wide in the eighth minute and Ole Miss keeper Kelly McCormick stopped a free kick by spade in the 10th minute.
McCormick made a great save diving to her right to turn away a shot by Tori Bailey in the 19th minute. In the 21st minute, McCormick turned away a shot from Spade coming from the far left side.
UT keeper Julie Eckel made her first save of the night in the 24th minute on a shot by Mandy McCalla from outside the box.
Ole Miss had an opportunity to pull ahead in the 30th minute when a header by Jessica Hiskey off a corner kick from Souza went wide.
In the 68th minute, Lenz collected the ball at midfield and found Brown streaking up the field down the near side. Brown cut into the box past a defender to put the ball in the upper left corner for her fifth score of the season.
In the 76th freshman Aaran Parry pushed a ball forward and found Cobb in the middle of the Rebels' third. Cobb dribbled the ball 15 yards and put the ball in the upper middle for her first score of the season.
Thestrup found the back of the net for her first collegiate score in the 86th minute. Eckel booted a ball to midfield and Parry headed the ball to Thestrup. The Denmark rookie broke through the box for a score over the goalkeeper's reach.
Ole Miss had a 16-13 edge on shots and each team had six corner kicks.
Tennessee will next host No. 17 South Carolina on Sunday at 3:05 p.m. The match will be televised on ESPNU with Glenn Davis and Cat Whitehill on the call. Fans can also view the match embedded on UTSports.com.
Sunday is also Camper Reunion Day and all summer campers are invited to participate as kid captains, walking out with the Tennessee soccer team during lineups. The first 100 kids 12 and under will receive a voucher for a complimentary hot dog and drink.