Soccer defeated by the University of Tennessee

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The Racer soccer team practices blocking before their home game Sunday against Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.Zachary Maley/The News The Racer soccer team practices blocking before their home game Sunday against Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

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Zachary Maley/The News The Racer soccer team practices blocking before their home game Sunday against Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

Zachary Maley/The News
The Racer soccer team practices blocking before their home game Sunday against Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

The Racers suffered a 3-0 loss against the University of Tennessee Sunday.

“I am happy with the way we played,” said Head Coach Jeremy Groves. “It was the best we have played so far this season, I am just not happy with the results. We have a lot to approve on, but I am looking forward to playing on our own field.” 

Sophomore forward Harriet Withers led the Racers with three shot attempts followed by senior defender and midfielder Taylor Stevens and senior forward and midfielder Marissa Burroughs.

This was the first time they were shutout this season.

Despite a loss over the weekend, Groves hopes to win at home after a four-game stretch away.

The Racers play at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13 at Cutchin Field,  before taking on two away games against Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis on Sept. 20 with their OVC opener on Sept 24 at Eastern Kentucky.

“I like to play on the road,” Groves said. “But it will be nice to play on our field and hopefully get a win.”