September 13, 2011

Men’s Soccer Jumps to No.16 in Latest NSCAA National Poll

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – The 4-0 Saint Leo men's soccer team entered the national top-25 on Tuesday, collecting the No.16 ranking, it was announced by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA).

Saint Leo, who has not been ranked since September of 2010, has defeated their first four opponents of the 2011 season and has scored a conference-leading 17 goals.

Highlighting the Lions' undefeated start was a 4-1 defeat of Catawba last Sunday in Salisbury, N.C.

Edgar Herrera and Aaron Gendreau have led the way for the Lions in scoring, tallying four goals apiece, while McKenzey Scott has conceded just three goals en route to a 4-0 record in net.

Conference foes joining the Lions in the poll are Rollins (2) and Barry (8), while Lynn is also receiving votes.

In addition, the Lions moved up six spots in the NSCAA South Region poll to No. 3, trailing only Rollins and Barry.

The Lions will put their newly acquired national ranking on the line this Friday as they play host to the No.2-ranked Rollins College Tars in a Sunshine State Conference battle. Kickoff is set for 7:00 p.m.  For the latest news, information, and updates on the men's soccer team, visit SaintLeoLions.com 

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