|LMC Mens & Womens Soccer Ranked In Southeast Regional Poll|
|Written by Staff Reports|
|Tuesday, 25 October 2011 14:08|
The Lees-McRae College men's soccer team is ranked fifth in this week's edition of the NSCAA/Continental Tires NCAA Division II Southeast Region Poll after registering a thrilling 1-0 extra time win over then-No. 7 Coker College on Saturday.Lees-McRae (11-4-1, 8-2 Conference Carolinas) recorded perhaps its most critical result of the season on Saturday, upsetting Coker by a 1-0 margin in extra time to move up to fifth in the region rankings. The Bobcats have won eight of their last 11 to climb into the top five in the region for the first time this season.
Anderson University (13-2-0) sits atop the region this week, jumping over Coker (13-2-0) as Anderson and Coker rank sixth and 10th in the nation, respectively. Flagler College (12-3-1) is ranked third in the region and 17th in the nation, followed by Mars Hill College (9-4-1), and Lees-McRae. The University of Montevallo (9-3-4) is sixth, followed by University of North Carolina at Pembroke (9-3-2), Limestone College (10-5-0), Barton College (10-5-0), and North Georgia College & State University (8-6-1).
Lees-McRae returns to the pitch on Tuesday, travelling to Gaffney, S.C. to take on Limestone College in a pivotal conference battle to close out the Bobcats' regular season league schedule. Kickoff is slated for 3 p.m..... The Lees-McRae College women's soccer team, fresh off clinching its first outright Conference Carolinas regular season championship, is ranked sixth in this week's edition of the NSCAA/Continental Tires NCAA Division II Southeast Region poll.
Lees-McRae (12-2-1, 11-0 CC) has been on a tremendous run of form recently, entering the week having won 12 of its last 13 matches en route to capturing the program's first conference championship since the 2000 season. The sixth-place regional rank marks the highest in program history in the NSCAA poll, and the fifth week the Bobcats have been listed among the region's top teams this season.
Lenoir-Rhyne (14-1-0) is ranked first in the region and fifth in the nation, as North Georgia College & State University (13-1-0) is listed second in the region and 11th in the country. Armstrong Atlantic State University (12-2-2) is third in the region and 18th in the nation, followed by Columbus State University (12-3-2) and Lander University (12-3-1). The Bobcats are sixth, followed by University of North Carolina at Pembroke (8-4-3), Tusculum College (9-6-1), Lincoln Memorial University (7-6-2), and Anderson University (9-7-0).
Lees-McRae returns to the pitch on Tuesday when the Bobcats travel to Gaffney, S.C. to take on Limestone College in their regular season finale in conference play. Kickoff is slated for 1 p.m.
NSCAA/Continental Tires NCAA Division II Women's Soccer Southeast Region Poll
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NSCAA/Continental Tires NCAA Division II Men's Soccer Southeast Region Poll
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