10/13/04 — MOC men still fifth

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MOC men still fifth

Published in Sports on October 13, 2004 1:55 PM

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive remained at No. 5 in this week's NSCAA/Adidas men's soccer NCAA II Southeast Regional poll released Tuesday.

The Trojans have held the No. 5 position in each of the last four weeks and have spent six consecutive weeks in the top 10.

Mount Olive (11-2) is one of three Carolinas-Virginia Athletics Conference teams in this week's rankings. Queens University of Charlotte is sixth and Lees-McRae is seventh. UNC Pembroke remains at No. 1 in the region for the sixth consecutive week. The poll is compiled by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.

The Trojans went 2-0 last week, winning a pair of CVAC matches. They are the lone unbeaten and untied team in conference play.

Mount Olive, coming off a 1-1 tie against Methodist on Monday, continues play today at Chowan College. The Trojans continue CVAC play Saturday at Pfeiffer University and conclude a four-game roadswing Oct. 20 at Newberry (S.C.) College.

The Trojans' final home match is Oct. 23 against Queens. The game begin about a half hour after the women's contest against the Royals.

Mount Olive is 6-1 at home and 5-1 on the road.