Monday, August 12, 2013

Soccer Preseason Ranks Making Their Appearances

With the Milwaukee men’s soccer team showing up on campus this week to begin practice for the 2013 campaign, it’s time for preseason rankings to start appearing nationally.

The website “Bennett Rank” ( has listed all 206 NCAA Division I men’s soccer programs from top to bottom, with Maryland coming it at No. 1 and North Carolina No. 2.

A look at all of the Horizon League schools shows a positive for the Panthers entering the new season, as they are the highest-ranked league program according to the list.

112. Milwaukee
115. UIC
133. Wright State
147. Green Bay
150. Valparaiso
152. Cleveland State
162. Detroit
164. Oakland