UK men's soccer to host NCAA Tournament game

Wildcats play Loyola-Chicago in 1st round
Posted at 5:31 PM, Nov 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-18 17:31:07-05

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The Kentucky men's soccer team got its invite to the NCAA tournament on Monday. The Wildcats will also be a host for the first with Loyola-Chicago coming to the Bell.

The game will kickoff Thursday night at 7:00 p.m. The 15th ranked Wildcats ended the season with a 12-4-3 record in the regular season and semifinalist in the Conference USA Tournament. The Ramblers are out of the Missouri Valley Conference and ended the year with an 11-4-4 mark.

Thursday is the first-ever meeting between Kentucky and Loyola Chicago. The winner will advance to a second-round game at No. 8 Indiana Sunday at noon. The Cats played to a scoreless draw against the Hoosiers on Oct. 9 in Bloomington, Indiana.