Aug. 17, 2001
NKU PICKED SEVENTH IN GLVC POLL
Norse open regular season Aug. 25
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. - The Northern Kentucky University mens soccer team has been picked to finish seventh in the Great Lakes Valley Conference preseason poll.
NKU, which posted a 7-12 overall record a year ago, finished 6-5 in the GLVC. The Norse return seven starters from that team.
NKU opens the regular season Aug. 25 with a match against Truman State University at the Town & Country Sports Complex in Wilder, Ky. Truman State is ranked No. 21 nationally in the NCAA Division II poll.
Lewis University, an NCAA Division II Final Four participant a year ago, is the preseason choice to win the GLVC.
2001 GLVC mens soccer poll
1. Lewis - 96 (8 first-place votes)
2. Wisconsin-Parkside - 89 (1 first-place vote)
3. SIU-Edwardsville - 80 (1 first-place vote)
4. Quincy - 78 (1 first-place vote)
5. Indianapolis - 60
6. Southern Indiana - 56
7. Northern Kentucky - 51
8. Saint Josephs - 33
9. Missouri-St. Louis - 29
10. Bellarmine - 20
11. Kentucky Wesleyan - 13