SOCCER CENTRAL: UT vs. Milwaukee
Aug. 20, 2014


Live Blog Tennessee vs. Milwaukee (8/22/14)

Series History
0-0, 0-0 SEC

McClimon Track/Soccer Complex
Madison, Wis.

0-0, 0-0 Horizon
All-Time: Milwaukee leads all-time series 1-0. UT lost 3-0 to the Panthers on 8/29/00.

Friday, Aug. 22
5 p.m. ET
UT ended last season on Oct. 31, 2013, with a 3-0 win at Vanderbilt
Milwaukee ended last year on Nov. 16, 2013, with a 4-0 loss to Michigan in the NCAA 1st Rd
» The teams played once before on Aug. 29, 2000, in Milwaukee with the Panthers taking a 3-0 win.


» Tennessee has won seven consecutive season openers, dating back to 2007. UT is 2-0 in season openers under head coach Brian Pensky. Tennessee took a 4-0 win over Samford in 2012 and took a 3-1 win over Oklahoma in the 2013 opener.
» Friday's match marks UT's first season opener away from home under third-year head coach Brian Pensky.
» Tennessee's last season opener on the road and its last season-opening loss came against Pensky's 2006 Maryland team. The Volunteers fell to the Terrapins, 1-0, on Aug. 26, 2006, in the Penn State Invitational. UT is 3-5 when starting the season on the road.
» UT returns 16 veterans from last season, including All-SEC defender Allie Sirna and 2012 NSCAA All-American Hannah Wilkinson. The Orange and White graduated last year's leading scorer, Caroline Brown (eight goals).
» Tennessee also welcomes 16 exciting newcomers in 2014 with four transfers and 12 freshmen. UT's 2014 signing class was ranked No. 11 in the nation by Top Drawer Soccer.
» Tennessee was picked to finish fifth in the Southeastern Conference in a preseason voting by the league's 14 head coaches. UT received 125 points.
» Milwaukee was picked to win the Horizon League. UWM has won 14-straight Horizon League regular season titles and six straight league tourney titles.
» Milwaukee returns the bulk of last year's roster, including league player of the year Kelly Lewers and First-Team All-Horizon League selections Krissy Dorre and Kelsey Holbert, all of which are entering their senior campaigns. All-league second-team member and senior Amy Kauffung leads the defensive unit, while all-freshman members Paige Lincicum and Kelly Manski will start their sophomore seasons with the Black and Gold.






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