Arkansas Soccer Hits the Road for UTSA Invitational

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Razorback soccer (2-2) heads to San Antonio, Texas, to play in the UTSA Invitational this weekend. Arkansas will face Eastern Washington (1-4) on Friday, Sept. 10, at 5 p.m. CT, then play Lamar (2-3) on Sunday, Sept. 12, at 12 p.m. Only live stats will be provided for both matches.

The Razorbacks have never faced the Eagles and last matched up against Lamar in 2019, winning 7-0.

Match 5 Info
Opponent: Eastern Washington
Date: Friday, Sept. 10
First Kick: 5 p.m. CT
Links: Live Stats

Match 6 Info
Opponent: Lamar
Date: Sunday, Sept. 12
First Kick: 12 p.m. CT
Links: Live Stats

Scouting the Eagles and Cardinals

Eastern Washington is coming off a 5-0 win versus CSU Bakersfield. The Eagles are led by Sariah Keister, who leads the team in goals (2), shots (10), and shots-on-goal (5).

Lamar is fresh off a 9-0 victory over Alcorn State, and is set to play UTSA on Friday in the invitational. They are led by Isela Ramirez, who leads the team in goals (4), shots (12), and assists (2).

Last Time Out

The Razorbacks hosted Stephen F. Austin on Labor Day, winning 6-1. Taylor Malham led the team with two goals and six shots. Anna Podojil, Ava Tankersley, Kayla McKeon, and Parker Goins also scored to give the Hogs their second victory of the season.

Quick Kicks

>> Arkansas last faced Lamar on Sept. 5, 2019, scoring seven goals, and outshooting the Cardinals 28-0.

>> The Razorbacks and Eagles have never met on the pitch.

>> Six Hogs were named to the 2021-22 SEC Preseason Watch List, announced earlier this month by the league office. Parker Goins, Anna Podojil, Taylor Malham, and Bryana Hunter earned preseason all-league honors for the third straight year. Kayla McKeon made her first appearance on the list following her All-SEC Second Team season, while Louisville transfer Jessica De Filippo makes her first appearance on the list.

>> Anna Podojil and Parker Goins were named to the MAC Hermann Award Watch List. Goins and Podojil, who were both named to the SEC Preseason Watch List the same week, earned first team All-SEC honors in 2020 and led Arkansas to its second-straight SEC regular-season title.

>> The Razorbacks were picked first in the SEC preseason coaches poll, tied with Texas A&M.

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