Bobcats ranked 10th in NSCAA Southeast Region Poll

KANSAS CITY, Kan. --- The Lees-McRae College women's soccer team has cracked the top 10 in the NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Division II Southeast Region poll for the first time this season, entering the week tied for 10th in the region, announced NSCAA officials Tuesday.

Lees-McRae (9-6, 7-1 Conference Carolinas) is currently riding an eight-match winning streak, including six straight clean sheets and a stretch of more than 580 minutes without conceding a goal. The Bobcats rank among the national leaders in several categories, entering the week ranked 32nd in save percentage (0.848) and 34th in shutout percentage (0.533).

Lenoir-Rhyne University (10-1-2) enters the week ranked first in the region and 11th in the nation, followed by No. 19 Clayton State University (9-3-3), No. 22 Wingate University (10-1-3), Columbus State University (10-4-0), and Armstrong Atlantic State University (6-3-3). The University of North Georgia (9-3-1) is fifth, followed by Lander University (10-2-0), Belmont Abbey College (9-3-1), and Newberry College (8-5-0). Lees-McRae and Queens University of Charlotte (9-3-2) are tied for 10th.

Lees-McRae returns to the pitch on Saturday when the Bobcats travel to Mount Olive, N.C. to take on Mount Olive College at 4 p.m.

- LMC -

NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Division II Southeast Region Poll

Rk. School Record
1 Lenoir-Rhyne  10-2-1
2 Clayton State  9-3-3
3 Wingate  10-1-3
4 Columbus State  10-4-0
5 Armstrong Atlantic State  6-3-3
6 North Georgia  9-3-1
7 Lander  10-2-0
8 Belmont Abbey  9-3-1
9 Newberry  8-5-0
10 Queens (N.C.)  9-3-2
10 Lees-McRae  9-6-0