October 30, 2008INDIANAPOLIS --- The Tusculum College women’s soccer team is ranked eighth in this week’s edition of the NCAA Southeast Region Poll, announced NCAA officials Tuesday. Tusculum enters the week with a 9-7-1 overall record, and an 8-7-1 in-region mark.
The Pioneers fell five spots from third in the previous rankings, posting a 0-2 mark last week against King (Tenn.) and Wingate. Columbus State holds the top spot in the region with a 15-3 in-region record, while UNC Pembroke and Carson-Newman round out the top three. Armstrong Atlantic ranks fourth, followed by Georgia College & State, Wingate and Catawba. Tusculum holds the eighth spot in the poll ahead of Belmont Abbey and Lenoir-Rhyne.
Tusculum concludes its regular season with a South Atlantic Conference match against Lenoir-Rhyne on Saturday at Pioneer Field. The match is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. following senior recognition.
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NCAA II Southeast Region Rankings RkTeam
1 Columbus State
2 UNC Pembroke
4 Armstrong Atlantic
5 Georgia College & State
7 Catawba 8 Tusculum 9 Belmont Abbey