Young Harris #11, Lander #12 in United Soccer Coaches Men’s Preseason Poll

Young Harris #11, Lander #12 in United Soccer Coaches Men’s Preseason Poll

KANSAS CITY, MO – Young Harris College is ranked 11thwhile Lander is 12thin the United Soccer Coaches men's preseason top 25 national poll, which was released on Tuesday.  Both schools moved up one spot from their final 2017 rankings.

Young Harris finished the 2017 with a victory over Lander in the NCAA regional championship and advanced to the national quarterfinals for the second time in four years.  The Mountain Lions were 14-4-2 overall on the year and nationally-ranked seven times, rising as high as #7 in the nation.

Lander won their second consecutive PBC regular-season championship in 2017 and their first PBC Tournament title since 2009.  The Bearcats were 13-4-3 overall and unbeaten in conference play with a 6-0-1 mark.  LU made their third straight NCAA Tournament appearance, advancing to the region finals.

The PBC men's soccer coaches poll will be released later in August.  The regular season begins on August 30.

United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division II Men - National - Preseason Ranking - August 7, 2018

Rank School Prev. W-L-T
1 University Of Charleston 1 22-1-2
2 Lynn University 2 14-3-4
3 Rockhurst University 3 16-2-3
4 Cal Poly Pomona 4 16-5-2
5 Midwestern State University 5 20-0-3
6 LIU Post 7 18-1-2
7 Ohio Valley University 8 17-2-4
8 Colorado School Of Mines 9 17-4-2
9 Palm Beach Atlantic University 10 14-2-2
10 University of West Alabama 11 16-3-1
11 Young Harris College 12 14-4-2
12 Lander University 13 13-4-3
13 Adelphi University 14 14-3-2
14 Limestone College 15 15-3-2
15 St. Edward's University 16 15-4-2
16 West Chester University 17 14-3-2
17 Northeastern State University 18 14-6-0
18 Wingate University 19 14-4-2
19 Maryville University of St. Louis 20 13-4-2
20 Simon Fraser University 21 11-3-4
21 Colorado Mesa University 22 16-4-1
22 Merrimack College 23 16-3-2
23 Point Loma Nazarene University 24 14-3-2
23 University Of Tampa 25 9-4-3
25 University Of Indianapolis NR 13-6-1
25 Davis & Elkins College RV 14-3-4
25 East Stroudsburg University RV 14-4-2