Men's Soccer Ranked Eighth In Regional Rankings

Sept. 7, 2005

Baltimore, Md. - Loyola's men's soccer team is ranked eighth in the NSCAA/adidas South Atlantic Regional Rankings. The Greyhounds, who jumped into the Top-10 with a road win at Princeton, are tied with Virginia Tech for the No. 8 spot in this week's poll.

Virginia holds the top spot with a 1-0-1 record, defeating UC-Riverside last week. Maryland and VCU are second and third respectively with 1-1-0 overall records while Old Dominion and Georgetown round out the Top-5.

The Greyhounds, who host the Loyola College Soccer Classic this weekend, are 1-1 with upcoming games against Bucknell and Towson, a team which upset James Madison, currently No. 6 in the regional rankings, last week at the JMU soccer tournament.

The South Atlantic Region is one of eight NCAA Division I men's soccer regions and currently has four teams ranked in the national Top-25 poll.

NCAA South Atlantic Region Rankings1University of Virginia1-0-12University of Maryland1-1-03Virginia Commonwealth 1-1-04Old Dominion University1-0-05Georgetown University2-0-06James Madison1-1-07UNC-Wilmington1-1-08Loyola (Md.)1-1-08Virginia Tech1-1-010George Mason2-0-0