Men's Soccer
Jacob Kemper - Men's Soccer - University of Kentucky Athletics 11


  • height 5-10
  • Weight 163
  • class Senior
  • High school Oldham County

The story of the spring after leading UK offensively, played in 15 of UK’s 20 games with four starts as a junior … Logged 584 minutes, taking 21 shots with five coming on target … Had a two-assist game in UK’s 5-1 win over No. 15 Brown … Fired a season-high four shots at No. 25 South Carolina … Played a season-high 90 minutes in a start at No. 10 Indiana … Started vs. Brown, No. 3 Creighton and Evansville … Took seven corner kicks for UK.

After showing glimpses of tremendous potential as a freshman and sophomore, had a breakout spring in 2011, leading UK with three goals … As a sophomore, came off the bench in 13 of UK’s 19 games as a front-line threat, logging 568 total minutes … Played a season-high 79 minutes vs. Memphis and 78 minutes vs. Houston Baptist … Fired 14 shots on the year, with five coming on target.

Emerged as an offensive weapon for UK late in the season, playing in 10 games with one start … Logged 297 minutes and took five shots, including one on target … Played a season-high 47 minutes in a 2-0 win over High Point in the regular-season finale … Registered first start in first career game, playing 43 minutes at Xavier, totaling one shot … Fired two shots in 47 minutes against UNC Asheville, including one on goal.

Lettered all four years at Oldham County High School under coach Mark Robson … Led team to District 16 Champions as well as Region 8 Champions four consecutive years from 2005-2008… Also, in 2006 went all the way to win the State Championship and finishing as the runner up the two following years … Named All-region all four years, second-team All-State in 2006, and first-team All-State in 07-08 … Holds four Oldham County High School records, most goals in a season (33), most assists in a season (14), most goals in a career (86), and most assists in a career (48).

Full name is Jacob Matthew Kemper … Son of William and Sherrie Kemper … Has two siblings a sister Haley (15) and a brother Jared (16) … Born on May 26, 1991 in Lexington, Ky.

Read more