Kentucky (5-4-2, 0-2-0 SEC) hosts Mississippi State (5-4-1, 0-1-1 SEC) on Sunday at 2 p.m. at The Bell. This game will be streamed live on SEC Network+ with Dave Baker and Payton Atkins on the call.
“Every game in the SEC is a big game,” Kentucky head coach Ian Carry said. “Sunday’s game against Mississippi State is no different. We need to go and treat all eight games left like they are our last, like each game is a cup final. I’m looking forward to us getting back on the field. We had a good practice session today and the girls are very up for the game tomorrow. Everything went smoothly in practice and we are looking forward to the game tomorrow against Mississippi State.”
The Wildcats come into this contest after a 6-1 loss to No. 14 Texas A&M on Thursday night in College Station, Texas. Hannah Richardson scored the lone goal for the Wildcats while Steph Stull recorded ten saves. UK played 11 freshmen against the top-25 Aggies.
The Bulldogs enter this game after a 1-1 tie with in-state rival Ole Miss. For MSU, Makayla Wilder leads the team in goals scored with six on the season while Monigo Karnley leads the team in assists with three.
Looking forward, the Wildcats travel to Knoxville, Tennessee for a matchup with the Tennessee Volunteers on Sunday at 3 p.m. ET. That game will be nationally televised on SEC Network.
Get To Know: Mississippi State Bulldogs
Location: Starkville, Mississippi
Head Coach: James Armstrong (First Season)
Program Record vs. Kentucky: 4-14-0
2019 Team Record: 5-4-1, 0-1-1 in the SEC.
Last Time Out: The Bulldogs tied, 1-1, with in-state rival Ole Miss on Thursday night.
Team Form: In its last three games, MSU has lost two and tied one. Its two losses came to Boston College, 2-0, and Texas A&M, 3-0, while its tie came against the Rebels.
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