Tusculum climbs to seventh in NSCAA Southeast Region rankingsOctober 12, 2011
Pioneers defeat Mars Hill and King to move up one spot
KANSAS CITY, Kan. ---
The Tusculum College women's soccer team moved up one spot to seventh in the latest National Soccer Coaches Association of America/Continental Tire Division II Southeast Region rankings, released Tuesday.
The Pioneers (8-3-0) extended their winning streak to five matches with a 2-1 win over Mars Hill and a 1-0 victory at King. Tusculum replaced Flagler in seventh place in the rankings, after the Saints lost to Florida Southern and North Georgia to drop to 10th.
Lenoir-Rhyne (10-1-0) continues to hold the top spot in the regional rankings, joined in first place by North Georgia (10-0-0). Rounding out the top five are Armstrong Atlantic State (8-2-1), Columbus State (8-3-2) and Lander (8-1-1). UNC Pembroke (8-3-1) drops one spot to sixth, followed by Tusculum, Mount Olive (8-1-1), Lees-McRae (8-2-1) and Flagler (6-6-0) in tenth.
The Pioneers, who saw their five-match winning streak end with a 5-0 loss at Wingate on Tuesday, travel to Young Harris for a 3 p.m. match on Thursday.
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NSCAA/Continental Tire Division II Women's Soccer Regional Rankings
Rk. School Overall
1 Lenoir-Rhyne 10-1-0
1 North Georgia 10-0-0
3 Armstrong Atlantic State 8-2-1
4 Columbus State 8-3-2
5 Lander 9-2-1
6 UNC Pembroke 8-3-1
7 TUSCULUM 8-3-0
8 Mount Olive 8-1-1
9 Lees-McRae 8-2-1
10 Flagler 6-6-0
Tusculum opponents in italics