AUBURN, Ala. (EETV) - For the second straight week in the United Soccer Coaches Poll, the Tigers emerged in top-15 ahead of their ranked match against Arkansas tomorrow.
Auburn’s most recent game ended in a 1-1 double overtime draw against Kentucky. The Wildcats scored the game tying goal with 24 seconds left in regulation. This was the first goal allowed by Auburn since the season opener vs. Mississippi State.
This Friday, the No. 15 Auburn Tigers face the defendinng regular season champion No. 6 Arkansas Razorbacks for Auburn’s first ranked matchup since 2018. Auburn remains the last undefeated team in the SEC, with a (2-0-2) record.
The Auburn defense leads the SEC and ranks top-five in the NCAA in goals against average (0.468) and save percentage (0.920) while Arkansas lead the league in goals (13), shots per game (16.33) and shots on goal per game (9.33).
Auburn freshman goalkeeper Maddie Prohaska will be returning this Friday after having to sit out the Kentucky game due to receiving a red card at Georgia on October 18. Prohaska leads the SEC for save percentage (0.933) and goals against average (0.328).
Arkansas is tied for the SEC lead with a 5-1-0 record and leads the SEC West with a (4-0-0) mark in the division.
The Tigers lead the all-time series (15-10-2) but have not defeated the Razorbacks since 2016.
The game will be broadcasted on SEC Network+ on Friday at 6:30 p.m. CT at Razorback Field.