Women's Soccer
Paige Archbold - Women's Soccer - University of Kentucky Athletics 24


  • position Defender
  • height 5-10
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Major Biology
  • High school Homestead High School

2022 (Sophomore)

  • Saw action in seven matches
  • Played a season-high 19 minutes vs. Eastern Kentucky
  • Totaled 68 minutes on this season
  • Named to 2022 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll

2021 (Freshman)

  • Appeared in 14 matches, making five starts
  • Earned first career start on the road at Georgia
  • Credited with an assist at Alabama
  • Played every minute against LSU, Alabama, and Missouri
  • Logged 579 minutes

Prior to UK

  • Played for Fort Wayne United FC under Claire Ward and Bobby Poursanidis, as well as Indy Premier United GA for Kenrick Ramirez and Claire Ward
  • Was the Girls Academy team representative and team captain in 2020-21
  • Advanced to the semifinals of the Girls Academy League National Tournament, finishing fourth overall
  • Four-time team captain with Fort Wayne United FC, posting runner-up finishes from 2017-20
  • Led her team to the Spring Great Lakes Conference and the Midwest Conference championship title
  • Named team captain as a senior with Homestead High School, earning the Defensive Player of the Year award all four years
  • First Team All-District from 2018-20, Second Team All-State in 2020, Third Team All-State in 2019
  • Led her team to a state runner-up finish as a sophomore and the sectional championship title in 2018-20


  • Dad, Darin Archbold, played basketball at Butler
  • Mom, Amy Archbold, ran track at Butler
  • Brother, Jake, plays football at Grand Valley State
  • Twin sister, Taylor, plays soccer at Indiana Wesleyan
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