DURHAM, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire men's soccer team is ranked eighth in this week's National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) New England Region poll released Monday. New Hampshire has appeared in the poll for five consecutive weeks.
UNH split a pair of matches last week, defeating Providence 4-3 in double overtime before falling to Binghamton 3-1. In the Providence game, sophomore Logan Lee (Racine, Wis.) netted his third game-winning goal of the season 1:59 into the second overtime session to give UNH the win.
Junior Nicola Chicco (Claymont, Del.), who had two goals and an assist last week, is tied with Alon Lubezky of Hartford for the America East lead in scoring with 14 points. Each has recorded six goals and two assists. Lee, who has totaled six goals and an assist for 13 points, is ranked third in the conference. The 'Cats are also tied with Albany for the league lead in goals scored with 18.
UNH plays at home for the first time in over a month when they entertain Northeastern in a 2 p.m. game on Saturday (Oct. 5). The Wildcats will be looking to extend a five game home winning streak and eight game home unbeaten streak that dates back to last season.
NSCAA New England Region Ranking - September 30
1. Connecticut (6-2-0)
2. Boston College (5-1-0)
3. Yale (5-0-0)
4. Holy Cross (7-0-1)
5. Rhode Island (5-3-0)
6. Harvard (5-1-0)
7. Boston University (4-3-1)
8. New Hampshire (6-3-0)
9. Central Connecticut (5-2-1)
10. Massachusetts (4-4-0)