AUBURN, Ala. (EETV) - No. 19 Auburn (11-3-0, 5-2-0 SEC) is set to host No. 4 Arkansas (12-2-0, 7-0-0 SEC) on Senior Night Thursday at 6:30 p.m. CT at the Auburn Soccer Complex.
"This is an opportunity for us," head coach Karen Hoppa said. "Arkansas has been the best team in the league the last few years and they certainly are right now. They are really dangerous. They play really direct and just attack you and attack you for 90 minutes."
The Senior Night ceremony is set to begin approximately 25 minutes before kickoff and will honor the team’s three seniors Alyssa Malonson, Rocio Sanders and Olivia Dedels.
The game can be streamed on SEC Network+ and will also be broadcast on WEGL 91.1. Admission to all Auburn soccer home contests is free.
Arkansas enters the week ranked number four in the country and is atop of the SEC standings with a 7-0-0 mark in league action and is on a 12-game winning streak after dropping its first two games of the season to the sixth-ranked Duke and third-ranked North Carolina.
The Razorbacks lead the SEC and rank top 10 in the country in goals (45), assists (48), points (138) and scoring offense (3.21).
Goalkeeper Hannah Warner has allowed 10 goals and recorded a 0.73 goals against average in 14 games.
Player to Watch: Anna Haddock
Midfielder Anna Haddock had a strong outing in Auburn’s last game against Florida. Haddock recorded an assist on both Auburn goals making it the second time this season she posted a multi-assist game and the fourth of her career.
The sophomore leads the team in goals (eight), assists (seven) and points (23) and has registered a point in 11 of 14 games this season.
Haddock scored a goal and recorded two assists the last time the two teams met in the 2020 SEC Tournament.
Auburn basketball head coach Bruce Pearl will be in attendance distributing Auburn soccer fanny packs to the first 100 fans.
Auburn hits the road for its final two regular season games, starting with another top-20 matchup at No. 13 Ole Miss (11-2-2, 6-1-0 SEC) Sunday at 2 p.m. in Oxford, Mississippi. The Tigers will finish the regular season traveling to play in-state rival Alabama (8-7-1, 3-3-1 SEC) Thursday at 7 p.m. Both games can be streamed on SEC Network+.