|L-R Women's Soccer Ranked 14th In D-II|
|Written by Staff Reports|
|Tuesday, 10 September 2013 18:40|
After a pair of victories over the weekend to start the year, the Lenoir-Rhyne University Women's Soccer Team (2-0) entered the national rankings this week at No.
14 in the NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Division II Top 25 Poll. NSCAA is the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. Lenoir-Rhyne defeated Lees-McRae (2-1) and Pfeiffer (3-2) this past weekend at home on Friday and Sunday, respectively, in the L-R Women's Soccer Classic at the Moretz Sports - Athletic Complex.
So far this season, Lenoir-Rhyne is led by sophomore midfielder Garcelle Alequine (Wilmington, Del.) and sophomore forward Leah Mullins (Kissimmee, Fla.) with a goal and two assists each.
The Bears are coming off a 16-2-2 season last fall which included a third straight South Atlantic Conference Regular Season Championship. L-R also won the league conference tournament and earned its third consecutive berth to the NCAA Division II Playoffs in 2012 as well.
Lenoir-Rhyne will next compete in the Columbus State Collegiate Invitational in Columbus, Ga. In the tournament, L-R will face Tampa (Friday at 2:00 p.m.) and Nova Southeastern (Sunday at 12:30 p.m.).
2013 NSCAA/Continental Tire
NCAA Division II Women's Soccer
National Top 25 Poll
Week 1 - September 10, 2013
1. West Florida 1-0-1
2. Grand Valley State 1-0-1
3. Saint Rose 2-0-0
4. Minnesota State Mankato 2-0-0
5. Armstrong Atlantic State 0-0-2
6. Colorado School of Mines 2-0-0
7. Western Washington 1-0-0
8. Slippery Rock 1-0-0
9. Tampa 3-0-0
10. California State Stanislaus 2-0-0
11. American International 2-0-0
12. St. Edward's 2-0-0
13. William Jewell 1-0-0
14. Lenoir-Rhyne 2-0-0
15. East Stroudsburg 2-0-0
16. Rollins 2-0-0
17. Winona State 0-0-2
18. Wisconsin-Parkside 2-0-0
19. Regis 2-0-0
20. UC San Diego 1-1-0
21. Dowling 2-0-0
22. Queens (N.C.) 2-0-0
23. Gannon 2-0-0
24. Central Missouri 0-1-1
25. Valdosta State 2-0-0
Also receiving votes: Chico State, Fort Lewis, Southern New Hampshire, Central Oklahoma and Millersville.
Photo Courtesy: Bears Celebrate Going To Regionals Last Season, L-R Athletics
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