Men's Soccer Ranked Ninth In Southeast Region

The NSCAA/adidas® Regional Rankings for week one have the Lees-McRae men's soccer team ranked ninth in the Southeast Region.

The Bobcats went 1-1 in the opening week of the season with a win over Francis Marion, 4-2, and a loss to fifth ranked UNC-Pembroke, 2-1.

Four Conference Carolinas teams are ranked in the top ten, including the Bobcats -- Limestone (4th), Mt. Olive (tied for 6th) and Coker (tied for 10th).

NSCAA/adidas®
Regional Rankings

NCAA Rankings Regional Men Southeast
Division II - September 02, 2008

1 Lincoln Memorial (Tenn.) 2 - 0 - 0
DH Delta State 2-0; DA Barton 3-0

2 Tusculum (Tenn.) 2 - 0 - 0
DA Queens 1-0; DH Belmont Abbey 4-1

3 Lander (S.C.) 1 - 0 - 0
DH Eckerd 5-0

4 Limestone (S.C.)
DA South Carolina-Aiken 4-1; DH Concord 8-0 2 - 0 - 0

5 North Carolina-Pembroke
LH Coker 1-2 (OT); DA Lees-McRae 2-1 1 - 1 - 0

6 Carson-Newman (Tenn.) 1 - 0 - 0
DH Chowan 4-0

6 Mars Hill (N.C.) 2 - 0 - 0
DH Anderson 2-1; DA Erskine 3-0

6 Mount Olive (N.C.) 2 - 0 - 0
DH North Georgia 2-1; DH Catawba 2-1

9 Lees-McRae (N.C.) 1 - 1 - 0
DH Francis Marion 4-2; LH North Carolina-Pembroke 1-2

10 Coker (S.C.) 1 - 0 - 1
DA North Carolina-Pembroke 2-1; TH Brevard 1-1

10 Lenoir-Rhyne (N.C.) 1 - 0 - 1
DA Pfeiffer 4-2; TH Francis Marion 2-2

Picture: Head Coach Chris Whalley has his team off to a good start.