September 6, 2011
F&M Cracks NSCAA Top 25
Complete NSCAA Top 25 Poll
LANCASTER, Pa. – The Franklin & Marshall men's soccer team has cracked the national rankings at 25th in the most recent National College Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/Continental Tire poll.
After victories over 16th-ranked Medaille and Stevenson, F&M climbed into the top 25 and also earned a fourth-place ranking in the Mideast Region. This is the first ranking for the Diplomats since November 2nd of last season. Centennial Conference foes joining F&M in the top 25 are Swarthmore (9th) and Muhlenberg (12th).
F&M will put its ranking to the test over the next several weeks as two of its next four opponents (No. 21 Salisbury, No. 9 Swarthmore) are ranked in this week's poll. The Diplomats return to the pitch at the Seahawk Classic against host St. Mary's (Md.) on Saturday, September 10th at 2:00 pm.