ALLIANCE, Ohio — The Mount Union men's soccer team garnered national attention as the Purple Raiders are ranked 19th in this week's D3soccer.com Top 25 poll released Tuesday.
The Raiders are 2-0-1 to start the season and received a total of 254 points in the poll.
On the season, Mount Union has played two ranked teams with a 1-1 tie against then No. 3 ranked Case Western Reserve and a 1-0 victory at then No. 24 ranked Carnegie Mellon (Pa.).
Tufts (Mass.) received all 17 first place votes to sit on top of the poll while fellow Ohio Athletic Conference members John Carroll and Capital are ranked No. 3 and No. 12 respectively.
Mount Union is next on the pitch Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in a non-conference game at Hiram.
D3soccer.com Men's Top 25, Week 2
Through games of Sunday, September 8, 2019
|#||School (1st Pl. Votes)||Record||Pts.||Prev.|
|1||Tufts (Mass.) (17)||2-0-0||1000||—|
|4||Oneonta St. (N.Y.)||4-0-0||769||—|
|5||Cortland St. (N.Y.)||3-1-0||765||—|
|8||Johns Hopkins (Md.)||3-1-0||678||—|
|10||Case Western Reserve||2-1-1||474||—|
|16||Mary Washington (Va.)||3-1-0||407||—|
|18||Franklin & Marshall (Pa.)||2-1-0||334||—|
|20||Montclair St. (N.J.)||4-2-0||239||—|
|22||North Park (Ill.)||2-1-0||207||—|
|23||Washington & Lee (Va.)||3-1-0||184||—|
|24||Brockport St. (N.Y.)||3-1-0||181||—|
|25||St. Mary's (Md.)||4-0-0||170||—|
Receiving Votes: Christopher Newport 120, Stevens 113, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 111, Gustavus Adolphus 108, Buffalo State 96, Roanoke 94, Loras 66, Rowan 66, Trinity (Texas) 59, Rochester 54, Adrian 49, Haverford 47, Rutgers-Camden 40, Penn State-Behrend 38, Willamette 35, Stockton 31, Hobart 26, Brandeis 19, Hope 16, TCNJ 14, Texas-Dallas 12, Middlebury 9, Carnegie Mellon 9, Messiah 5, St. Thomas 5, Augsburg 5
The D3soccer.com Top 25 is voted on by a panel of coaches, Sports Information Directors and D3soccer.com staff, and is published weekly.