FAYETTEVILLE – Arkansas’ soccer team plays its second exhibition match of the spring on Saturdaywhen the Razorbacks host Kansas at 2 p.m. at Razorback Field.
After the match, Arkansas’ coaching staff and student-athletes will conduct a free youth clinic on the field.
The clinic is scheduled for immediately following the game and is open to anyone from kindergarten through the eighth grade.
The clinic will last 30-45 minutes, and will include instruction from and interaction with Razorback coaches and student-athletes.
The Kansas match is the second of five spring exhibitions for the Razorbacks, who were 8-7-4 in head coach Erin Aubry’s first season in 2009.
Arkansas set records in 2009 with 10 shutouts, four Southeastern Conference shutouts and a 0.80 goals against average.
Top returnees include keeper Britni Williams, Arkansas’ all-time leader with 22 shutouts; forward Allie Chandler, who earned SEC All-Freshman honors; defender Kailey Anders, an SEC Player of the Week and Soccer America Women’s Team of the Week honoree; and forward Laurel Pastor, who was seventh in the SEC in shots (56) and ninth in shots per game (2.95).
Arkansas was third in the SEC last year in saves (105), third in shutouts (10), fourth in goals allowed (16), fourth in goals against average (0.80) and sixth in shots (309).
Following the Kansas match, Arkansas is in Fort Worth, Texas, for two matches. Arkansas plays TCU at 1 p.m. on April 10 and later that same day takes on Texas Tech at 4 p.m. Both matches are at TCU.
The Razorbacks close the spring on April 17 with the UA Alumni Match at noon at Razorback Field.
Remaining 2010 Arkansas Spring Soccer ScheduleApril 3Kansas 2 p.m. (free youth clinic after match)April 10at TCU 1 p.m.April 10vs. Texas Tech at TCU 4 p.m.April 17UA Alumni match Noon
Home matches at Razorback Field