Syracuse men’s soccer jumps to No. 9 in NSCAA poll, best mark in recent history

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first_img Published on September 30, 2014 at 1:26 pm Contact Matt: [email protected] | @matt_schneidman Syracuse has jumped nine spots to No. 9 in the country in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America poll, which was released early Tuesday afternoon.It’s the Orange’s highest mark since the poll started ranking teams on a weekly basis in 1996, though SU was No. 6 in 1984, according to SU Athletics.Since October 2001, SU had never been ranked higher than last week’s mark of No. 18, but after 1-0 wins over Binghamton and then-No. 2 Virginia, Syracuse leapt up the national polls. TopDrawerSoccer.com ranked Syracuse at No. 5 in the country on Monday and the NCAA’s RPI rankings put SU at No. 4.The Orange (8-1, 2-1 Atlantic Coast) will host Colgate (4-3-1, 1-0 Patriot) on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at SU Soccer Stadium. Comments AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Facebook Twitter Google+last_img

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