Genesee Athletics

Both Cougar Soccer Programs Now Nationally Ranked

Both Cougar Soccer Programs Now Nationally Ranked

New National Junior Collegiate Athletic Association polls were released today with the Lady Cougars vaulting to No. 4 in the Women's D-III Poll. The men's team moved up and now hold the No. 7 position in the Men's D-III Poll.

Overall there are only three programs that have both their men's and women's teams currently nationally-ranked and the Cougars are one of those three!

Both Genesee soccer teams went undefeated last week with road wins over Corning Community College and Tompkins-Cortland Community College. While the men's team strung together back-to-back shutouts, the women's team had a shutout of their own while showing resilience in recovering from a 2-0 deficit to pull out a come-from-behind 3-2 win.

The women's team was just one of three to enter the NJCAA's first poll of the regular season as a previously unranked team, while the men's team have been in every poll this season. The women's team is also only one of five ranked teams without a loss or tie.

After a considerable amount of traveling, both teams are primed for a home stand of a half-dozen contests starting with a game against Niagara County Community College, Sept. 13 at 3 p.m. for the women and 5 p.m. for the men. Both contests will be live-streamed from the Richard C. Call Arena Press Box. The games can be viewed via: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/59y5DKH5kFN

The NJCAA Women's Soccer D-III Poll can be found at: http://www.njcaa.org/sports/wsoc/2017-18/div3/polls

The NJCAA Men's Soccer D-III Poll can be found at: http://www.njcaa.org/sports/msoc/2017-18/div3/polls