KANSAS CITY, Kan. – After posting three straight victories for the week, Anderson University men’s soccer has jumped two spots to No. 7 in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America/Continental Tire NCAA Division II Southeast Poll, released by the NSCAA on Tuesday.
The Trojans are currently 7-2-1 and winners of their last three matches, highlighted by two 1-0 South Atlantic Conference victories over Mars Hill and Tusculum, respectively. Anderson moves back to No. 7 after being slotted No. 9 in last week’s poll.
AU joins conference leader Queens, Wingate, and Catawba College in the weekly poll, as the Royals, which are 8-1 on the season, sit at the No. 4 position, the highest ranking for a SAC team. Wingate is currently tied with Flagler for the No. 8 spot as the Bulldogs hold a 6-3 overall mark, while Catawba is slotted 10th with a 5-2-1 overall record.
Peach Belt Conference favorite Lander holds the top spot with a 7-0-1 record, while Young Harris and Limestone follow at the No. 2 and No. 3 spots, respectively. Clayton State is fifth and Francis Marion, which comes to Trojan Stadium on Oct. 30, is ranked No. 6.
Anderson returns to action on Wednesday, Oct. 9 as the Trojans host SAC foe Newberry. Kickoff from Trojan Stadium is set for 4:30 p.m.