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Clemson Men’s Soccer Ranked in NSCAA Preseason Poll

Clemson Men’s Soccer Ranked in NSCAA Preseason Poll

Aug. 14, 2007

CLEMSON, SC–The Clemson men’s soccer team is ranked 12th in the preseason National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) poll released Tuesday.

The Tigers advanced to the NCAA Final 16 last year and the Tigers return five starters from that team. Clemson also has 19 letter winners returning. The Tigers finished the 2006 season with a 13-5-2 record overall.

The Tigers opened practice for the 2007 campaign Tuesday morning. Clemson has an exhibition match with UNC-Greensboro on Saturday, August 18, at Historic Riggs Field. Match time is set for 7:00 p.m.

The Tigers will open the 2007 season on Friday, August 31, as Clemson plays host to South Carolina.

Rank School 2006 Final Record
1 UC Santa Barbara 17 – 7 – 1
2 UCLA 14 – 6 – 4
3 Wake Forest University 18 – 3 – 4
4 Duke University 18 – 4 – 1
5 University of Virginia 17 – 4 – 1
6 Santa Clara University 13 – 5 – 5
7 Indiana University 15 – 4 – 3
8 Southern Methodist University 17 – 2 – 4
9 University of Maryland 16 – 5 – 1
10 Notre Dame 15 – 6 – 2
11 California 13 – 6 – 1
12 Clemson 13 – 5 – 2
13 West Virginia 15 – 3 – 3
14 Northwestern 14 – 8 – 0
15 New Mexico 14 – 4 – 3
16 North Carolina 11 – 6 – 3
17 St. John’s (NY) 14 – 6 – 2
18 Washington 13 – 7 – 1
19 Lehigh 15 – 2 – 3
20 Towson 15 – 2 – 3
21 Old Dominion 14 – 6 – 2
22 Saint Louis 13 – 5 – 2
23 North Carolina-Greensboro 16 – 8 – 1
24 Harvard 14 – 5 – 0
25 Connecticut 10 – 7 – 2
2006 Final Record and Rank Shown

Also receiving votes: Creighton, Fairfield, Stanford, Ohio State, Illinois-Chicago, South Carolina, Rutgers, Rhode Island, San Diego State, Winthrop, Kentucky

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