DOMINICAN AND WILMINGTON RANKED IN NSCAA MEN'S SOCCER TOP-25 POLL
NEW HAVEN, CT (October 6, 2009) - Dominican College and Wilmington University are both ranked according to this week's National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Division II Men's soccer poll. Dominican moved up to 12th and Wilmington is back in the poll in the 24th spot. Dominican is also ranked first in the East Region in this season's first NCAA Division II Regional Rankings.
Dominican is coming off a 2-0 week, during which the Chargers defeated Mercy, 4-0, and Chestnut Hill, 4-1. The Chargers, who are ranked first in the NCAA East Region standings and second in the NSCAA Regional poll, are now 9-0-2 this season and 4-0-1 in Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) play. DC is one of only seven teams that remain unbeaten in this week's national poll.
Wilmington is also coming off a 2-0 week after defeating the Tigers of Holy Family University, 3-2. Holy Family was ranked ninth in the East at the time. The Wildcats also defeated Caldwell College 4-1, to mark their sixth straight victory. Wilmington stands fourth in both the NCAA and NSCAA East Region polls and is now 10-2 this season and 5-0 in the CACC.
Also ranked in this week's regional polls is Philadelphia University, which is sixth in both. The Rams went 2-0 last week and are now 8-2 this season and 5-1 in CACC action. Philadelphia earned two one-goal victories last week, over Washington Adventist (3-2) and Bloomfield (2-1).