October 1, 2013

Coker Retains No. 5 Ranking in Southeast Region

HARTSVILLE, S.C. – The Coker College men's soccer team held onto its No. 5 ranking according to the latest National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) and Continental Tire Division II Men's Southeast Region poll.

The Cobras went 1-1 last week with a 2-0 win over regionally ranked No. 8 Lenoir-Rhyne, and a tough 1-0 double-overtime loss to regionally ranked No. 4 Queens. Daniel Jackson scored twice in the match against Lenoir-Rhyne, and Kyndle Cobb made six saves versus Queens.

Coker continues its season with a non-conference matchup with Mount Olive College at 7 p.m. Wednesday (Oct. 2) at home.

The NSCAA/Continental Tire College Rankings are an indicator of week-to-week status of qualified programs. For more information about the NSCAA College Rankings, visit www.nscaa.com/rankings/college.

Based in Kansas City, Kan., the National Soccer Coaches Association of America is the largest soccer coaches' organization in the world.

Since its founding in 1941, the NSCAA has grown to include more than 30,000 members who coach both genders at all levels of the sport. In addition to a national rankings program for colleges and high schools, NSCAA offers an extensive recognition program that presents nearly 10,000 individual awards every year. The NSCAA fulfills its mission of coaching education through a nationwide program of clinics and week-long courses, teaching more than 7,000 soccer coaches each year.