Four South Atlantic Conference Teams Named in NCAA Division II Men's Regional Rankings

Four South Atlantic Conference Teams Named in NCAA Division II Men's Regional Rankings

ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com) – The NCAA announced its first week of Division II men's soccer regional rankings on Wednesday (Oct. 17), with four teams representing the SAC in the southeast.

At No. 4 is Lenoir-Rhyne.  The Bears defeated regionally-ranked Lincoln Memorial 3-2 with the game-winner coming in the 88th minute.

Carson-Newman is at No. 5. The Eagles lost 2-1 to No. 10 Lander on a penalty kick coming in the 89th minute. Carson-Newman then won 3-1 at Queens to earn the conference victory.

Queens University of Charlotte holds sixth in the southeast after a 3-1 conference loss to regionally-ranked Carson-Newman.

Lincoln Memorial secures the No. 8 rank after splitting the week. New SAC AstroTurf Offensive Player of the Week, Victor Peres, netted four goals, including a hat trick, in 4-2 win over North Georgia and the 3-2 loss to regionally-ranked Lenoir-Rhyne.

On Wednesday, October 17, all four teams are home. Lenoir-Rhyne hosts Catawba, Carson-Newman welcomes Mars Hill, Queens matches up with Wingate, and Lincoln Memorial squares off with Tusculum.

2018 NCAA Division II Men's Southeast Region Poll Week 1

1. Young Harris College

2. Lander University

3. Limestone College

4. Lenoir-Rhyne University

5. Carson-Newman University

6. Queens University of Charlotte

7. Barton College

8. Lincoln Memorial University

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