Bobcats ranked sixth in Southeast Region

KANSAS CITY, Kan. --- The Lees-McRae College women's soccer team, fresh off clinching its first outright Conference Carolinas regular season championship, is ranked sixth in this week's edition of the NSCAA/Continental Tires NCAA Division II Southeast Region poll.

Lees-McRae (12-2-1, 11-0 CC) has been on a tremendous run of form recently, entering the week having won 12 of its last 13 matches en route to capturing the program's first conference championship since the 2000 season. The sixth-place regional rank marks the highest in program history in the NSCAA poll, and the fifth week the Bobcats have been listed among the region's top teams this season.

Lenoir-Rhyne (14-1-0) is ranked first in the region and fifth in the nation, as North Georgia College & State University (13-1-0) is listed second in the region and 11th in the country. Armstrong Atlantic State University (12-2-2) is third in the region and 18th in the nation, followed by Columbus State University (12-3-2) and Lander University (12-3-1). The Bobcats are sixth, followed by University of North Carolina at Pembroke (8-4-3), Tusculum College (9-6-1), Lincoln Memorial University (7-6-2), and Anderson University (9-7-0).

Lees-McRae returns to the pitch on Tuesday when the Bobcats travel to Gaffney, S.C. to take on Limestone College in their regular season finale in conference play. Kickoff is slated for 1 p.m.

- LMC -

NSCAA/Continental Tires NCAA Division II Women's Soccer Southeast Region Poll

Rk. School Record
1 Lenoir-Rhyne 14-1-0
2 North Georgia 13-1-0
3 Armstrong Atlantic 12-2-2
4 Columbus State 12-3-2
5 Lander 12-3-1
6 Lees-McRae 12-2-1
7 UNC Pembroke 8-4-3
8 Tusculum 9-6-1
8 Lincoln Memorial 7-6-2
10 Anderson 9-7-0