Posted: Tuesday, 24 September 2013 3:01PM

Drury men's soccer jumps to 7th nationally



SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A 6-1-0 start, including a pair of road Great Lakes Valley Conference victories last weekend, has helped Drury Men's Soccer jump to No. 7 nationally in this week's National Soccer Coaches of America Association Top 25 Poll released Tuesday.

Drury was 24th in the preseason poll, moved to ninth before a loss to Rockhurst a week ago dropped the Panthers to 16th. But DU jumped nine spots thanks to victories at Illinois Springfield (1-0) and Southern Indiana (2-1) last weekend.

The Panthers are one of three GLVC teams in this week's poll, with previously unranked Lewis (4-0-2) at No. 12 and Rockhurst (4-1-1) at No. 20.

Coach Ryan Swan's Panthers are home for a pair of GLVC matches this weekend, entertaining McKendree at 8:30 p.m. Friday and Bellarmine at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Harrison Stadium in the Curry Sports Complex.


Rank School Prev. W-L-T
1 Simon Fraser 1 6-0-0
2 LIU Post 2 6-0-0
3 Rollins 3 5-0-0
4 Notre Dame (Ohio) 4 6-0-0
5 West Texas A&M 8 5-0-0
6 Northeastern State (Okla.) 9 3-0-1
7 Drury 16 6-1-0
8 Lander 11 3-0-1
9 Colorado Mines 17 4-0-1
10 Lindenwood 14 6-0-0
11 University Of Tampa 18 3-0-2
12 Lewis NR 4-0-2
13 Wilmington (Del.) 21 6-1-0
14 Cal State Dominguez Hills RV 4-0-2
15 North Carolina-Pembroke RV 5-1-0
16 Fort Lewis 22 3-0-1
17 Saint Leo RV 4-0-0
18 Mercy 24 5-0-0
19 Mercyhurst 12 4-2-0
20 Rockhurst 10 4-1-1
21 Fort Hays State RV 5-1-0
22 University Of Charleston 20 4-2-0
22 UC San Diego RV 4-1-1
24 Young Harris RV 4-1-1
25 West Alabama NR 5-0-1

Records are as submitted by the rankers and reflect the current 2013 record as of September 22

Also receiving votes: LIU Post, Chico State, Saginaw Valley State, Seton Hill, St. Edward's, Limestone, Ohio Dominican


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