Alabama Soccer Returns Home for Sunday Match Against Utah Valley

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. –  The Alabama soccer team (4-5-0) returns home to face Utah Valley (5-3-0) in a Sunday afternoon match, scheduled for a 1 p.m. start at the Alabama Soccer Stadium. The two teams will meet for the first time in program history on the soccer field.

How to Follow

The match will be streamed on SEC Network+ through the ESPN app and WatchESPN.com for subscribers of the SEC Network. Links to live scoring and the stream are available at RollTide.com.

Leading the Tide

  • Kate Henderson tallied her third goal of the season Thursday, scoring in the team’s SEC opener against Ole Miss
  • After Thursday’s game, Henderson leads the team in goals alongside teammate Ashlynn Serepca
  • She also leads the team in points (8) and assists (2)
  • Four members of the Tide have netted multiple goals this season with Felicia Knox and Leah Kunde joining Henderson and Serepca
  • Fourteen Crimson Tide athletes have contributed to the offense

The Season 

  • Sunday’s match against the Wolverines marks the end of non-conference play for the Tide
  • Alabama opened Southeastern Conference competition Thursday with a road match against Ole Miss
  • The Tide has faced two ranked opponents so far this season, battling the No. 1 team in the country FSU on the road before forcing No. 6 TCU into overtime at home
  • In the last four games, Alabama has faced three teams that advanced to last year’s NCAA Tournament in Ole Miss, TCU and Memphis

The Utah Valley Wolverines

  • Utah Valley enters the game after dropping a 4-2 decision to Oklahoma on Thursday
  • Prior to its loss against the Sooners, Utah Valley defeated San Jose State and Boise State 2-0 and 3-0, respectively
  • Heather Stainbrook leads the team with five goals, including one in the team’s last outing against the Sooners, and in points with 12
  • Sadie Brockbank and Amber Tripp pace the team in assists with three on the season
  • The Wolverines qualified for the NCAA Championships where the team advance to the second round
  • Utah Valley also clinched the 2020 WAC Tournament Title with a 1-0 win over Seattle U

Get all the latest information on the team by following @AlabamaSoccer on Twitter and Facebook and AlabamaSoccer on Instagram. General athletic news can also be found at UA_Athletics on Twitter and Instagram and AlabamaAthletics on Facebook.

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