Men's Soccer - Fri, Aug. 3, 2012
Defending national and Mid-South Conference men's soccer champion
Lindsey Wilson College was picked atop the preseason poll released Friday. The
Blue Raiders garnered 81 voting points, all first place selections. LWC cannot
vote for itself.
Georgetown College's team is picked to finish seventh
ahead of Bluefield College, St. Catharine College and University of Pikeville.
The Tigers were 3-13-2 this past season with a very young and inexperienced
Derek Willis returns most of his leaders with seasoned
goal-scorer Taylor Shaver to spark the offense. Defensively Travis Swan and
John Cothran will anchor GC.
University of Rio Grande got 73 points and the final top
pick for first. The RedStorm went 19-3 a year ago and finished ranked No. 5
University of the Cumberlands, third; Campbellsville
University, fourth; Cumberland University; fifth; and Shawnee State University,
sixth; round out poll.