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L-R Women Ranked 16th Nationally PDF Print
Written by Staff Reports   
Thursday, 07 November 2013 08:57

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women's Soccer Team moved up seven spots to No. 16 in this week's NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Division II Top 25 Poll. NSCAA is the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.


In addition, the Bears remained first in the NCAA Division II Southeast Regional Poll.


The top six teams in the region on Sunday earn a berth to the NCAA Division II National Tournament. The First and Second Rounds of the playoffs take place on Friday, November 15, and Sunday, November 17.


Lenoir-Rhyne (14-3-1), the four-time defending South Atlantic Conference Regular Season Champions, defeated Carson-Newman (6-7-4) last night in the opening round of the Food Lion SAC Women's Soccer Tournament at home by a score of 5-1.


The Bears are the top seed in the league tournament while the Eagles were seeded eighth.


Lenoir-Rhyne now plays in the semifinals of the conference tournament on Friday and takes on fifth-seeded Lincoln Memorial (9-7-1) at 7:00 p.m.


The semifinals and finals of the Food Lion SAC Tournament take place at Manchester Meadows in Rock Hill, S.C. The tournament champion gets an automatic bid to the playoffs.



2013 NSCAA/Continental Tire

NCAA Division II Women's Soccer

National Top 25 Poll

Week 9 - November 5, 2013

1. Grand Valley State

2. Colorado School of Mines

3. West Florida

4. Saint Rose

5. Cal State Stanislaus

6. Minnesota State-Mankato

7. California (Pa.)

8. Quincy

9. American International

10. Western Washington

11. Armstrong Atlantic State

12. Central Missouri

13. St. Edward's

14. Tampa

15. Slippery Rock

16. Lenoir-Rhyne

17. Sonoma State

18. Barry

19. Winona State

20. Truman State

21. Rollins

22. Clayton State

23. Bridgeport

24. Fort Lewis

25. Kutztown



NCAA Division II

Southeast Regional Rankings

(November 6, 2013)

1. Lenoir-Rhyne

2. Columbus State

3. Armstrong Atlantic State

4. Wingate

5. Belmont Abbey

6. Clayton State

7. Queens (N.C.)

8. North Georgia

9. Lander

10. Lees-McRae




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