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Men's Soccer Ranked No. 9 in Latest Region Rankings

(photo credit: Anna Dove/Sports Information)
(photo credit: Anna Dove/Sports Information)

LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN -- Coming off a 1-0-1 week, the Covenant men's soccer team has moved into the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) South Atlantic rankings at No. 9 this week.

The Scots are 7-3-2 overall and 3-0-1 in USA South play on the season. It is the highest regional ranking Covenant has had since officially joining NCAA Division III.

Head coach Nathan Pifer's squad played to a 0-0 draw at Maryville last Tuesday before routing USA South foe LaGrange 5-0 in front of a Homecoming crowd on Saturday night.

The Scots have played three of the top five teams in the region this season. Covenant defeated No. 3 Rutgers-Newark 3-1 in August and had 2-1 defeats to both No. 1 Emory and No. 5 Birmingham Southern. Covenant will take on N.C. Wesleyan, ranked No. 8, on Saturday in Rocky Mount, N.C.

To view the complete region rankings, click here

Covenant is back in USA South action on Friday in Fayetteville, N.C., against Methodist at 2 p.m.

Be sure to follow the Scots all season long on athletics.covenant.edu and on social media at FacebookTwitter and Instagram for up-to-date scores, news and other information.

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