Men's Soccer
Michael Strong - Men's Soccer - University of Kentucky Athletics 17


  • height 5-7
  • class Senior
  • High school Alamo Heights
  • 2004 Second-Team All-Mac

Redshirted season.

Played in all 21 games off the bench, logging 811 minutes … Was one of just three UK players to see action in all 21 games … Totaled four goals and two assists, good for 10 points … Fired 20 shots, 12 on goal.

Played in all 19 games while starting 14 … One of three Wildcats to see action in every game … Tallied two goals and three assists for seven points, which ranked fourth on the team … First goal came in win over Georgetown … Provided spark off the bench with game-winning goal vs. East Carolina … Recorded a pair of assists in win over UAB … Added an assist in win over No. 25 Tulsa … Cracked 29 shots with a team-high-tying 16 going on goal.

Named second-team All-MAC … Did not see action in first six games, but has played in 12 of final 13 while earning eight starts at forward … Second on the team with five goals on just 13 total shots … Also finished second on squad with 11 points … First career goal was the game-winner in the second half against Winthrop … Carried offensive load for Kentucky with a goal and assist in 2-1 win over Ohio State … Notched second game-winner in 109th minute against Alabama A&M … Recorded one yellow card. Pre-College Played for Alamo Heights High School … Team finished Texas 4A State runner-up in 2003 … Named to the All-Tournament team at the state tournament … Texas State 4A Regional Semifinalists in 2004 … Two-time All-State first team selection … Set school records for single season goals, career goals and career points … Selected by the “Express-News” to the Greater San Antonio Area 2004 “Super Team” … Named 4A Most Valuable Player … Led Greater San Antonio area in scoring in 2003 and 2004 … Seven-year starter for `86 Hammers club team … Led club team to two state championships.

Born Jan. 29, 1986 … Parents are Tom and Melinda Strong … Lettered in track and field as a senior … Also enjoys playing basketball.

Strong's Career StatsYearGP-SGAPtsShSOGYC-RCGWPK-Att200412-851111391-020-0200519-1423729162-010-0200621-0421020120-000-0Total52-221162862373-030-0
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