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UK men’s soccer gets No. 9 overall seed in NCAA tournament

The Wildcats host the winner of Akron vs. Santa Clara Sunday
UK wins Conference USA.
UK wins Conference USA.(UK Athletics)
Published: Nov. 15, 2021 at 2:33 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 15, 2021 at 2:34 PM EST
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – The Kentucky Wildcats are headed to the NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Championship for the 12th time in program history.

Kentucky (14-1-4) earned the No. 9 national seed and a first-round bye in the single-elimination tournament, hosting the winner of Akron (9-5-3) and Santa Clara (11-1-4) on Sunday at Wendell & Vickie Bell Soccer Complex.

Match time and ticket information will be announced at a later date.

The Wildcats earned Conference USA’s automatic bid to the 48-team field with a 2-1 overtime victory over Florida Atlantic in the C-USA Championship final on Nov. 14.

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