Adelphi, LIU Post Soccer Teams Highly Ranked In Preseason Polls

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LIU Post's men's soccer team is ranked No. 6 in the United Soccer Coaches preseason poll. Photo: LIU Post

It should be another strong season of soccer on the campuses of Adelphi and LIU Post as the men’s and women’s teams at both schools are highly ranked in the United Soccer Coaches Division II preseason polls.

At Adelphi, the men’s team coming off its 2017 season when it finished 14-3-2 is ranked No. 14 heading into the new season. The Panthers will kick off the 2018 campaign on August 30 against LIU Post in the Adelphi Alumni Invitational. The fall season will be the first for the team’s new head coach Gary Book. (men’s team full schedule

The women’s team is ranked at No. 14 and looks to build off its 2017 season when the team finished 15-4-0. The season opens for the women August 31 on the road in Delaware against Wilmington University. (women’s team full schedule)

LIU Post’s men’s soccer team starts the 2018 season ranked No. 6 in the United Soccer Coaches preseason poll. Coming off its 18-1-2 2017 season, the Pioneers will open 2018 against Adelphi, which will be the first regular season match for new head coach Michael Mordocco. (men’s team full schedule)

On the women’s side in Brookville, LIU Post is ranked No. 16 coming off its 2017 season when the team finished 17-4-1. The team opens 2018 on the road in Bridgeport, Ct., against Southern Connecticut State University. (women’s team full schedule)