BIRMINGHAM – The UAB women’s soccer team will honor the Class of 2021 on Thursday night when its takes on UTEP at BBVA Field. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. and a ceremony to honor seniors Brenda Bishop, Lexxe Lipsey, Betsy Ornelas, Lucy Thrasher and Audria Wood will take place prior to the match.
UAB (5-8-3, 3-3-1 C-USA) is coming off a 1-1 tie at UTSA on Oct. 22. With the point, the Blazers clinched a berth in the 2021 Conference USA Championship. UAB has been unbeaten since a 2-1 setback at Rice on Oct. 8. The Blazers are tied for fourth place in the West Division standings with North Texas. Each team has 10 points.
The Miners (4-11-0, 1-6-0 C-USA) have lost four of its last five including a 2-0 decision against Southern Miss on Oct. 22. UTEP is in last place in the West Division standings.
THE SERIES VS. UTEP
The teams have met 16 times dating back to 2000. The Blazers and Miners met once in nonconference play and once in the C-USA Championship. Each team has six wins and four ties.
The teams have eight common opponents this season – LA Tech, Middle Tennessee, North Texas, Old Dominion, Rice, Southern Miss, UTSA and WKU.
The Blazers await the pairings for the 2021 Conference USA Championship. This will be released by the conference office at the conclusion of Thursday’s matches.
Thursday’s game will be streamed through CUSA.TV This is subscription-based service. Click here to register a new account.
Fans can follow along with live stats through Sidearm Stats.
Women’s Soccer season tickets are on sale by purchasing the 2021-22 Gold Card for $65 here. The 2021-22 Gold Card will get you access to all home events for Women’s Soccer, Men’s Soccer, Volleyball, Women’s Basketball, Softball, and Baseball (Regions Field & Young Memorial). This card is not valid for Conference USA or NCAA Championship events.
Tickets for Thursday night’s match can be purchased here.
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