October 4, 2011

Bobcats regionally ranked for second straight week

KANSAS CITY, Kan. --- The Lees-McRae College women's soccer team is ranked among the top teams in the NCAA Division II Southeast Region for the second week in row, announced NSCAA officials Tuesday with the release of this week's NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Division II Women's Soccer Southeast Region poll.

Lees-McRae (6-2-1, 5-0 Conference Carolinas) has been on a tremendous run of form of late, outscoring its opponents by a 28-2 margin through its first five matches in conference play. The Bobcats posted a 1-0-1 record last week, playing to a scoreless draw with Lincoln Memorial University before registering a 6-2 win over Barton College on Saturday during LMC's Homecoming festivities.

Lenoir-Rhyne University is ranked atop the region and seventh in the nation with an 8-1-0 record, following by No. 11 North Georgia College & State University (9-0-0), No. 22 Armstrong Atlantic State University (7-2-1), Lander University (8-1-1), and University of North Carolina at Pembroke (7-2-1). Columbus State University (6-3-2) is sixth, followed by Flagler College (6-4-0), Tusculum College (6-3-0), and Mount Olive College (6-1-1). Lees-McRae and Newberry College (6-3-0) are tied for 10th.

Lees-McRae returns to the pitch on Thursday when the Bobcats travel to Spartanburg, S.C. to take on Converse College in conference play at 7 p.m.

- LMC -

NSCAA/Continental Tires NCAA Division II Women's Soccer Southeast Region Poll

Rk.

School Record
1 Lenoir-Rhyne 8-1-0
2 North Georgia 9-0-0
3 Armstrong Atlantic 7-2-1
4 Lander 8-1-1
5 UNC Pembroke 7-2-1
6 Columbus State 6-3-2
7 Flagler 6-4-0
8 Tusculum 6-3-0
9 Mount Olive 6-1-1
10 Lees-McRae 6-2-1
10 Newberry 6-3-0