Knight led the Herd in scoring
First round match between Herd and Wildcats set to kickoff at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday
Marshall’s next match at Old Dominion Saturday Oct. 21
Kickoff Tuesday from Osborne Stadium at 6 p.m.
Freshman Knight scored his ninth goal of the season
Marshall defeated No. 21 Kentucky at Hoops Family Field on Oct. 14, 1-0.
Games Played/Games Started: 18/13 … Made first career start at home against Evansville (Aug. 27) … Stepped full-time into the starting lineup against New Mexico (Sept. 30) and started the final 10 matches of the year … Played 1,288 minutes as a defender/midfielder … Fiery player scored his first career goal as the game-winner against South Carolina (Sept. 16) in the 65th minute … Assisted on Marshall’s lone goal in the 72nd minute of the 1-0 win over No. 21 Kentucky (Oct. 14) … Sent a long pass from the left side into the box that was headed in by Lewis Knight … Played every minute of eight matches … Finished season with one goal, one assist and three points … Took 22 shots with 13 on goal.High School: Attended Ivybridge Community College in Ivybridge, England … Played for Plymouth Argyle FC U18 … Team was the 2014-15 Merit League winner with an undefeated season … Won the 2014-15 and the 2015-16 Devon Bowl Cup … Team also won the 2015-16 Youth Alliance League.
Personal: Born June 14, 1998 … Son of John-Paul and Kelly Roberts … Has two younger brothers Johnny-Cess (five) and Juke (three) … Chose Marshall because, “After meeting the coaches I knew that Marshall was the best place for me to develop as a player.” … Plans to major in sports management.