Alabama Soccer Closes Regular Season Against No.19 Auburn

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama soccer (9-8-1, 4-4-1 SEC) closes the regular season Thursday, hosting No. 19 Auburn (11-4-1, 5-3-1 SEC) in a 7 p.m. CT match at the Alabama Soccer Stadium.

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.

A LOOK AT THE SEASON

  • The Tide has posted nine wins at home, tying the program record for most home wins in a single season
  • The last time Alabama recorded nine home wins in one season was 1996
  • UA has thrived when playing at home this season, outscoring its opponents 22-8 inside the Alabama Soccer Stadium
  • Alabama will face its fifth ranked opponent in No. 19 Auburn Thursday – the team has played No. 1 Florida State, No. 6 TCU, No. 7 Arkansas and No. 24 LSU this season
  • Thursday’s game marks the end of the regular season as the Tide awaits seeding for its 14th SEC Tournament appearance

THE CRIMSON TIDE

  • Ashlynn Serepca and Kate Henderson lead the team in goals with five apiece and rank first and second in points with 13 and 12, respectively
  • Riley Tanner has tallied three game-winning goals this season, ranking sixth in program history and fifth in the conference
  • McKinley Crone ranks seventh in program history in career shutouts (9) and ninth in career saves (129)
  • This season, Crone has tallied 52 saves, while posting four shutouts
  • The team ranks 25th nationally in corner kicks, averaging 6.83 opportunities a game

HEAD-TO-HEAD

  • The Crimson Tide and Tigers will meet for the 31st time Thursday
  • UA will look to defend the rivalry trophy after upsetting then-ranked No. 15 Auburn 1-0 on the road in 2020
  • Alabama trails the series 9-19-2 and is 6-9-1 at home
  • The Tide has won two of the last three meetings, including a win at the 2019 SEC Tournament
  • Alabama has concluded its regular season against Auburn on 12 occasions

THE AUBURN TIGERS

  • The Tigers enter Thursday’s game ranked 19th nationally
  • The team holds an 11-4-1 overall record and a 5-3-1 record in conference play
  • Auburn tied No. 13 Ole Miss in its last outing, hosting the Rebels at home in the 2-2 draw
  • Anna Haddock leads the offense, pacing the program in goals (9), assists (7) and points (25)
  • Haddock has also record four game-winning goals this season against Samford, No. 12 BYU, Chattanooga and Georgia
  • Goalkeeper Maddie Prohaska has played in all 16 games, allowing 15 goals and tallying 41 saves

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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