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September 28, 2011

2011 Season - Augustana men jump to sixth in NSCAA rankings

Senior Cory DeGrave has been one of the leaders of an Augustana defense that's posted five straight shutouts, helping the team to a 7-2 record and a number six ranking in the Central Region by the NSCAA.

ROCK ISLAND, Ill.-A pair wins last week, 6-0 over Knox and 1-0 over Simpson, has propelled the Augustana men's soccer team to a 7-2 season record and a tie for sixth in the latest  National Soccer Coaches Association of America Central Region rankings. Coach Brenton Joseph's Vikings, who have won five in a row without allowing a goal, moved up from the ninth spot in last week's rankings.

 Augustana, which hosts Coe on Wednesday, September 28 at 7:00 p.m. at Thorson-Lucken Field, is tied with Olivet (6-1-1) and Hope (4-2-3) in the sixth spot this week. Dominican (7-1-0) is the region's top-ranked team, followed by Washington University (7-1-0), with Augustana's CCIW rival North Park (5-0-3) occupying the third spot. Calvin (7-2-0) is ranked fourth, with the University of Chicago (5-1-1) fifth. Trine (6-0-2) trails the trio tied for sixth, holding down the ninth slot. CCIW member North Central (6-2-0) and Concordia (Wis.) (6-4-0) are tied for 10th.

 

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School

Record

1

Dominican (Ill.)

   7  -  1  -  0   

2

Washington (Mo.)

   7  -  1  -  0   

3

North Park (Ill.)

   5  -  0  -  3   

4

Calvin (Mich.)

   7  -  2  -  0   

5

Chicago

   5  -  1  -  1   

6

AUGUSTANA   

   7  -  2  -  0   

6

Hope (Mich.)

   4  -  2  -  3   

6

Olivet (Mich.)

   7  -  1  -  1   

9

Trine (Ind.)

   6  -  0  -  2   

10

North Central (Ill.)

   6  -  2  -  0   

10

Concordia (Wis.)

   6  -  4  -  0