For immediate release – 8/7/2012 - #002
LC Women's Soccer Ranked 15th in NCAA D3 Pre-Season Poll
LYNCHBURG, VA – The Lynchburg College women's soccer team is ranked 15th in NCAA Division III Women's Pre-Season Rankings, released Tuesday by the National Soccer Coaches Association (NSCAA) and Continental Tire.
Defending champion Messiah College tops the women's rankings, followed by William Smith College and Johns Hopkins University. The Hornets are the highest-ranked Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) team, Virginia Wesleyan College comes in at #20.
The Hornets finished the 2011 season with a 19-3-1 record and captured the program's second-straight conference title.
LC opens the 2012 season at the Roanoke College Kickoff Tournament, facing Maryville College (TN) Friday, August 31 at 7:30 p.m. and Fredonia State University (NY) Saturday, September 1 at 5 p.m.