BURKETT SCORES LATE AS SKYHAWKS FALL IN OPENER
August 19, 2016
MARTIN, Tenn. - The University of Tennessee at Martin 2016 soccer season opened Friday Aug. 19, as the Skyhawks took on Western Kentucky.
At a rain soaked Skyhawk Field, the Hilltoppers were able to take advantage of the conditions and score five goals in the first half en route to a 7-1 victory.
The Skyhawks fought back, outshooting WKU 10-9 in the second half. Sophomore Maggie Burkett was able to connect late in the game on a low line drive shot from 30 yards away. Freshman Nicole Collins picked up the assist on the goal.
The Skyhawks are back in action Sunday Aug. 21, as they travel to Birmingham to take on the UAB Blazers. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.