Men's Soccer: Mount Union Jumps Up in United Soccer Coaches Poll

Tyler Cooper (Photo by Sam Boyle)
Tyler Cooper (Photo by Sam Boyle)

KANSAS CITY, Mo.-- The Mount Union men's soccer team has moved up in the United Soccer Coaches Poll to No. 13 and No. 2 in the Great Lakes Region.

The Purple Raiders are 8-0, 1-0 OAC on the season posting eight straight shutouts. 

Mount Union Union defeated Waynesburg (Pa.) 1-0 on Tuesday, September 25 and Otterbein 1-0 in conference play on Saturday, September 29. 

Mount Union's defense has not allowed a goal in 789:58 minutes of play dating back to last season. 

The Purple Raiders travel to University Heights, Ohio to face John Carroll on Wednesday, October 3. Start time is set for 7 p.m.

 

United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division III Men - National - Poll 4 - October 2, 2018

 
Rank School Prev. W-L-T
1 Messiah College 1 8-0-2
2 University Of Chicago 2 10-0-1
3 Tufts University 3 8-1-0
4 Calvin College 5 7-1-0
5 Franklin & Marshall College 11 8-0-2
6 University of Rochester 4 7-1-0
7 University Of Mary Washington 19 7-0-2
8 Carnegie Mellon University 13 7-0-2
9 University of Lynchburg 12 7-0-1
10 Trinity University (Texas) 8 8-1-1
11 Connecticut College 18 8-0-0
12 Emory University 6 8-1-0
13 University of Mount Union 24 8-0-0
14 St. Norbert College 23 9-0-1
15 Saint Joseph's College of Maine 15 10-0-0
16 Hope College 21 7-0-0
17 Lycoming College 20 8-1-1
18 SUNY Cortland 14 8-1-2
19 University Of Texas-Tyler 25 7-1-1
20 Montclair State University RV 10-1-1
21 Case Western Reserve University RV 8-1-1
22 University of Wisconsin-Platteville NR 8-0-1
23 Luther College 9 9-2-0
24 Ithaca College NR 6-0-3
25 Claremont-McKenna-Harvey Mudd-Scripps Colleges 17 8-1-0

Records shown are through games of Sept. 30, 2018

Also receiving votes: Kenyon College, North Park University, Roger Williams University, Stevens Institute Of Technology, Willamette University, Macalester College, University of St. Thomas, Johns Hopkins University, Loras College, Ramapo College

 

United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division III Men - Great Lakes - Poll 4 - October 2, 2018

 
Rank School Prev. W-L-T
1 Carnegie Mellon University 
DA New York University 1-0;
2 7-0-2
2 University of Mount Union 
DH Geneva College 1-0; DA Waynesburg University 1-0; DH Otterbein University 1-0;
3 8-0-0
3 Case Western Reserve University 
DH Kenyon College 3-0; TA Brandeis University 0-0;
4 8-1-1
4 Kenyon College 
LA Case Western Reserve University 0-3; DA Denison University 2-1;
1 8-1-1
5 Wabash College 
DA Mount St. Joseph University 3-0; DA Allegheny College 1-0;
6 9-1-1
6 Grove City College 
DH Baldwin-Wallace University 6-1; DA Thomas More College 3-1;
7 7-1-2
7 Capital University 
LH Ohio Wesleyan University 0-3; DA Baldwin-Wallace University 5-1;
5 7-2-0
8 Ohio Northern University 
DA Adrian College 2-0; DH Marietta College 1-0;
9 7-2-1
9 DePauw University 
TA Thomas More College 0-0; DA Hiram College 2-0;
8 7-1-2
10 Ohio Wesleyan University 
DA Capital University 3-0; DA College of Wooster 2-1;
NR 7-2-0

Records shown are through games of Sept. 30, 2018

Also receiving votes: Penn State University-Behrend, Mount Aloysius College