Women’s Soccer Ranked No. 11 in Conference Preseason Poll

2012-13 Women's Soccer

HARTSVILLE, S.C. – The Coker College women's soccer team was voted No. 11 in the Conference Carolinas preseason coaches' poll, which was released today by the conference.

Coker returns every player from last season, including third team all-conference selection Sarah Rountree. The Cobras added 16 players to its team as the second year under head coach Dan Muns begins.

Lees-McRae, which had six first-place votes and 110 points, took the top spot in the poll, with Limestone just behind in second with two first-place votes and 105 points. The entire poll is as follows:

  1. Lees-McRae
  2. Limestone
  3. Belmont Abbey
  4. Mount Olive
  5. Pfeiffer
  6. Queens
  7. King
  8. Erskine
  9. North Greenville
  10. Converse
  11. Coker
  12. Barton

Conference Carolinas is a NCAA Division II athletic conference made up of 12 teams from North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. These institutions are Barton College, Belmont Abbey College, Coker College, Converse College, Erskine College, King College, Lees-McRae College, Limestone College, Mount Olive College, North Greenville University, Pfeiffer University and Queens University of Charlotte.

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Coker College readies undergraduates for personal and professional success through a distinctive four-year program that emphasizes a practical application of the liberal arts as well as hands-on and discussion-based learning within and beyond the classroom. Coker is ranked among the "Best Colleges" in the South by U.S. News & World Report as well as The Princeton Review. Located in Hartsville, S.C., Coker is within two hours of the cultural, financial and recreational resources of Charlotte, Columbia, Charleston and Myrtle Beach.

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