USMMA Ranked No. 3 In Skyline Conference MSOC Poll

Skyline Conference

The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy is the highest-ranked Long Island-based college in the Skyline Conference men’s soccer preseason poll.

With 101 points and one first place vote, the Mariners are ranked third in the poll. SUNY Old Westbury is fifth with 74 points while Farmingdale State and St. Joseph’s College (L.I.) are tied for sixth with 70 points.

Mount Saint Mary College is the top-ranked team in the conference with 112 points and six first place votes. Manhattanville College is second with 110 points and five first place votes.

The six-team 2019 Skyline Conference Men’s Soccer Championship will begin on Saturday, November 2, at home sites. Semifinal play takes place on Wednesday, November 6, with the championship final at the highest remaining seed on Saturday, November 9. The winner earns the Skyline’s automatic bid to the 2019 NCAA Division III Men’s Soccer Championship.

2019 Skyline Conference Men’s Soccer Preseason Coaches Poll 

Place Team  Votes (First Place)
1. Mount Saint Mary 112 (6)
2. Manhattanville 110 (5)
3. U.S. Merchant Marine Academy 101 (1)
4. Maritime 96
5. Old Westbury 74
6t. Farmingdale State 70
6t. St. Joseph’s (L.I.) 70
8t. Purchase 43
8t. Yeshiva 43
10.  Mount Saint Vincent 27
11. St. Joseph’s (Brooklyn) 26
12. Sarah Lawrence 20