Aug. 23, 2014


Live Blog Tennessee at Wisconsin

Series History
1-0, 0-0 SEC

McClimon Track/Soccer Complex
Madison, Wis.

1-0, 0-0 Big Ten
All-Time: Series tied 1-1. Wisconsin won last meeting, 1-0, in Knoxville on Sept. 17, 2010.

Friday, Aug. 22
5 p.m. ET
Last Time Out:
Hannah Wilkinson scored twice in the first half and Amy Neal and Gracie DeGooyer scored in the second half as UT defeated Milwaukee, 5-0, on Friday
Last Time Out:
Wisconsin defeated Oregon, 1-0, on Friday, scoring in the 55th minute
» UT and UW previously faced each other in 2009 in Minneapolis, Minn., and in 2010 in Knoxville, Tenn.


» After Friday's win over Milwaukee, Tennessee has now won eight consecutive season openers, dating back to 2007. UT is 3-0 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 win also featured five UT goals -- Tennessee's most since a 6-0 win at Mississippi State on Sept. 23, 2013.
» Senior Allie Sirna played 64 minutes vs. Milwaukee and ended a remarkable 2,876-minute stretch of playing without being subbed out.
» Tennessee is 1-1 all-time against Wisconsin. The Badgers took a 1-0 win when the teams played on Sept. 17, 2010, in Knoxville. Tennessee won the first-ever meeting between the teams, 1-0, on Sept. 6, 2009, in Minneapolis, Minn. Sunday's game will mark the team's first time squaring off in Madison, Wis.
» Hannah Wilkinson scored two goals (her first two-goal game since netting a pair vs. James Madison on Sept. 1, 2013) in UT's win over Milwaukee and Amy Neal and Gracie DeGooyer added second-half scores.
» The shutout was the 132nd in Tennessee history and junior keeper Jamie Simmons's first save as a Volunteer.
» Twenty-five Tennessee players saw action in UT's win on Friday.
» Tennessee went 8-7-4 in 2013 and returned senior captain and All-SEC defender Sirna and 2012 NSCAA All-American Wilkinson.
» Wisconsin went 10-7-2 in 2013 and closed its season in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament.
» The Badgers return their top three scorers from 2013 in Cara Walls (nine goals, four assists), junior Kinley McNicoll (six goals, 13 assists) and sophomore Rose Lavelle (six goals, seven assists).
» Wisconsin is coming off a 1-0 win over Oregon on Friday. Walls scored in the 55th minute.






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