Adelphi Ranked No. 1 In NE10 Preseason Poll

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It could be another big season for Adelphi’s men’s soccer team as the defending Northeast-10 Conference champions sit atop the conference’s preseason coaches poll.

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The Panthers received 12 of 14 first place votes and 168 total points, 21 more than No. 2 Southern New Hampshire. Adelphi defeated Le Moyne 2-1 in the 2016 NE10 Championship game and went all the way to the Division II national quarterfinals, where they fell to Charleston (W. Va.) in penalty kicks.



Le Moyne received the other two first place votes and finished third in the voting, while Merrimack followed in fourth and Franklin Pierce rounded out the top five.

The 2017 season will officially begin on Thursday, August 31, with eight NE10 teams beginning their campaigns, including Adelphi, which hosts Long Island rival LIU Post on Motamed Field at 7 p.m. Adelphi’s NE10 opener is slated for September 12 at Stonehill College at 4 p.m.

2017 NE10 Men’s Soccer Preseason Coaches’ Poll

1. Adelphi – 168 (12)
2. SNHU – 147
3. Le Moyne – 142 (2)
4. Merrimack – 138
5. Franklin Pierce – 126
6. SCSU – 96
7. Assumption – 91
8. AIC – 90
9. Saint Rose – 64
10. Stonehill – 61
11. New Haven – 55
12. Saint Michael’s – 43
13. Bentley – 37
14. Saint Anselm – 16