Hornets Get Nationally Ranked # 18
Wednesday September 9th
For the second time in its program’s history, the Men’s Soccer team of Southern Polytechnic State University has been voted one of the top 25 teams in the country. The NAIA Division 1 National Top 25 Rankings came out Tuesday evening and posted SPSU at the #18 spot. This is the second time SPSU has been ranked as high as 18 in the nation in the past two seasons.
SPSU has started off to a stellar 3-0 start with wins over Lee University, #23William Carey and Tennessee Wesleyan. In the three road wins, SPSU combined for 9 goals for and only 3 goals against. Senior midfielder Felipe Lopez (Miami, FL) leads the team in points with 1 goal and 4 assists and senior midfielder Scott Anderson (St. Simon’s Island, Georgia) has produced two game winning goals including an overtime goal against William Carey.
SPSU has its first home game of the year this Saturday, September 12th at 4pm against Division II powerhouse Lincoln Memorial.