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The Kentucky soccer team managed to end their three-game losing streak with a 34-17 victory over Vanderbilt last week, and are now due to welcome the visiting New Mexico State Aggies on Saturday.
The United Kingdom (7-3, 5-3 in the SEC) clinched the Wildcats’ second place in the SEC East after their win over Vandy, but the team must remain focused on an Aggies 1-9 squad before moving on. turn to the Governor’s Cup. against Louisville on Nov. 27 and a possible bowl game appearance.
Mark Stoops has now led Kentucky to a 5-3 SEC game record in two of the past four years. The Wildcats are 25-25 in SEC games over the past six seasons.
Wins in the last two regular season games against New Mexico State and Louisville and the bowl game would give Kentucky their second 10-game winning season since 1977, tying the team’s record of 2018, wrote beat writer Jon Hale.
Updates on the game can be found below.
Kentucky Football vs. New Mexico State: What you should know before choosing the game
How to watch the game
Kentucky vs. New Mexico St kicks off at noon Saturday at Kroger Field.
Taylor Zarzour (play-by-play), Matt Stinchcomb (analyst) and Tera Talmadge (sideline) will have the call on the SEC network. It’s DirecTV 611, Dish 408 (Hopper 404), U-Verse 607/1607, FiOs 75/575 and Spectrum Cable 516/517 in Louisville and Lexington.
Eligible subscribers can stream the game online through WatchESPN. Read more here on how to watch, broadcast or listen to Saturday’s game.
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The UK plan to honor 22 seniors ahead of the 2021 home final on Saturday.
Among that group are two players who already attended the senior night last year, wrote beat writer Jon Hale. Three stock players listed as seniors on the Kentucky list are not planning to attend Seniors Day. Most of the players attending the ceremony can go back to school next year.
The NCAA has granted all fall and winter athletes on campus for the 2020-21 school year an additional year of eligibility due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Linebacker Jacquez Jones, wide receiver Clevan Thomas and offensive tackle Naasir Watkins are listed as seniors this season, but are not listed as winners on Saturday.
This article originally appeared in Louisville Courier Journal: Kentucky football vs. New Mexico State: updates, scores, highlights