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UNCA Men’s Soccer Team Loses 3-1

ASHEVILLE, NC – Kentucky scored three goals in the second half to record a 3-1 victory over visiting UNC Asheville Sunday afternoon at Wildcat Stadium.

The Bulldogs had scored in the 50th minute of the second half to grab a 1-0 lead on a goal from Bryan Bartels. David Wood picked up an assist to give Asheville a lead over the nationally-ranked Wildcats.

But Kentucky (7-1-0) quickly struck for two goals. The Wildcats tied the match up when Jase Griffiths scored in the 53rd minute. One minute later, Josh McCrary scored to give the home team a 2-1 lead.

Kentucky iced the match with a goal from Chad Haggerty in the 82nd minute. The Wildcats had a 23-5 advantage in shots.

Asheville plays again this Tuesday afternoon at Greenwood Field when the Bulldogs host East Tennessee State starting at 4 p.m.

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