Irving's decision to stay at Kentucky turns career around

After a rough first season when he was a backup and thought of leaving, Canadian goalkeeper Callum Irving has emerged as a star at Kentucky and is arguably the top keeper in the college game with a 0.77 goals-against average as a junior. "It was a pretty rough first season for Callum," UK coach Johan Cedergren said. "But I think again, the reason as to why he's the best goalkeeper in college, and is our team captain, is that there's not a challenge out there that Callum won't respond to and try to overcome." Cedergren credits the 6-foot-1 Irving's quick feet and agility for making him an outstanding shot-blocker. He also excels with his distribution, both with his hands and feet.

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