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No. 9 seed Kentucky blanks Santa Clara 2-0

Kentucky (15-1-4) will face No. 8 seed Clemson in the Sweet 16.
UK tops Santa Clara 2-0.
UK tops Santa Clara 2-0.(UK Athletics)
Published: Nov. 21, 2021 at 10:58 PM EST
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - No. 9 seed Kentucky blanked Santa Clara 2-0 Sunday night in the second round of the NCAA Men’s Soccer Tournament.

The Wildcats scored a pair of goals in the opening ten minutes from corner kicks to build a commanding 2-0 lead.

Lucca Rodrigues and Marcel Meinzer provided the goals for UK with both assists coming from Mason Visconti.

Kentucky (15-1-4) will face No. 8 seed Clemson in the Sweet 16. The date and location will be announced shortly. The Wildcats have advanced to the Sweet 16 three times in the last four years.

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