Lenoir-Rhyne Women's Soccer Tops Out At No. 11 In The National Rankings
October 23, 2012
Bears are now 12-1-1 on the year with two matches remaining in the regular season
The Lenoir-Rhyne University Women's Soccer Team moved up eight places to No. 11 in this week's NCAA Division II NSCAA/Continental Tire National Top 25 Poll.
Kansas City, Kan. - The Lenoir-Rhyne University Women's Soccer Team rose eight spots to No. 11 in this week's NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Division II Top 25 national poll.
NSCAA is the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
L-R is 12-1-1 on the season after battling UNC Pembroke to a 2-2 tie on Monday afternoon on Senior Day at home. The tie has left the Bears at 9-0-1 in their last 10 matches.
Lenoir-Rhyne is also 8-0 in the South Atlantic Conference and has clinched at least a share of its third straight league title.
L-R hits the road for its last two games of the 2012 regular season starting with a match against Montreat on Wednesday in Montreat, N.C., beginning at 3:00 p.m.
Lenoir-Rhyne then wraps up the regular season on Saturday afternoon against Anderson in a conference contest in Anderson, S.C., at 1:00 p.m.
A win against the Trojans will clinch the SAC Regular Season Championship outright for the second straight year for Lenoir-Rhyne. The Bears have won 18 consecutive conference regular season contests dating back to 2010 as well.
Minnesota State-Mankato is the top-ranked team once again in the national poll this week.
2012 NSCAA/Continental Tire
NCAA Division II Women's Soccer
National Top 25 Poll
Week 8 - October 23, 2012
1. Minnesota State-Mankato 14-1-1
2. Armstrong Atlantic State 13-1-1
3. West Florida 15-1
4. LIU Post 13-1-2
5. St. Edward's 15-1
6. Grand Valley State 13-1-2
7. West Chester 12-2-1
8. California State Stanislaus 14-2
9. Dallas Baptist 14-2
10. American International 11-2-2
11. Lenoir-Rhyne 12-1-1
12. Central Missouri 12-1-3
13. Quincy 13-2-1
14. Western Washington 14-2
15. Rollins 10-4-1
16. Kutztown 10-4-2
17. Saint Rose 13-1-2
18. Colorado-Colorado Springs 13-2-1
19. Southwestern Oklahoma State 15-0-1
20. Rockhurst 12-1-3
21. Seattle Pacific 12-1-2
22. Lander 10-1-3
23. Tampa 11-3-3
24. Gannon 11-3-1
25. Columbus State 13-2-1