MEN'S SOCCER RANKED SIXTH IN NEW ENGLAND POLL

DURHAM, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire men's soccer team is ranked sixth in this week's National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) New England Region poll released Monday afternoon. The Wildcats (5-3-0) were third in each of the last two weeks.

The Wildcats saw their 14 game home unbeaten streak snapped Saturday in their only game last week, a 1-0 loss to Massachusetts. The Minutemen are ranked fifth in this week's poll. Saturday's game was the first for the 'Cats on Bremner Field, UNH's new AstroPlay facility.

UNH faces a regionally-ranked opponent for the second straight game as the Wildcats square off with intrastate rival Dartmouth College in a 7 p.m. game at Bremner Field. The Big Green are ranked second in New England this week. The game, the first home night game in UNH men's soccer history, is the first meeting between the two schools on the pitch since 1999 and the first visit to Durham by Dartmouth since 1995.

NSCAA New England Region Ranking - September 29
1. Brown (4-2-0)
2. Boston College (4-3-0)
2. Dartmouth (4-0-2)
2. Connecticut (3-3-2)
5. Massachusetts (6-2-0)
6. New Hampshire (5-3-0)
7. Central Connecticut (4-1-2)
8. Providence (4-4-0)
9. Hartford (5-4-1)
10. Harvard (3-2-2)

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