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Pioneers slip to ninth in NSCAA Southeast Region rankings

Drop two spots from last week's seventh-place standing

KANSAS CITY, Kan. --- The Tusculum College women's soccer team slipped to ninth in the latest National Soccer Coaches Association of America/Continental Tire Division II Southeast Region rankings, released Tuesday.

The Pioneers (8-5-1) suffered a pair of South Atlantic Conference losses on the road last week to Wingate (5-0) and Anderson (1-0 in double overtime), while playing to a 2-2 draw in a non-league match at Young Harris.

Lenoir-Rhyne (12-1-0) continues to hold the top spot in the regional rankings, followed by a tie for second place between North Georgia (11-1-0) and Armstrong Atlantic State (10-2-1). Maintaining fourth and fifth, respectively, are Columbus State (10-3-2) and Lander (10-1-1), while Lees-McRae (10-2-1) vaults to sixth ahead of UNC Pembroke (8-4-2). Closing out the top 10 in positions eight through 10 are rankings newcomer Anderson (8-6-0), Tusculum and Mount Olive (8-3-1).

The Pioneers host SAC rival Lincoln Memorial University Wednesday night at 7 p.m. at Pioneer Field.


NSCAA/Continental Tire Division II Women's Soccer Regional Rankings
Southeast Region
Rk. School                  Overall
1   Lenoir-Rhyne             12-1-0
2   North Georgia            11-1-0
2   Armstrong Atlantic State 10-2-1
4   Columbus State           10-3-2
5   Lander                   11-2-1
6   Lees-McRae               10-2-1
7   UNC Pembroke              8-4-2
8   Anderson                  8-6-0
9   TUSCULUM                  8-5-1
10  Mount Olive               8-3-1
Tusculum opponents in italics
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