Union College men's soccer ranked No. 16 in latest NAIA Top 25 Poll

Published on
October 01, 2014

Union is ranked No. 16 in the latest NAIA Top 25 PollThe Union College men's soccer team is ranked 16th in this week's NAIA Men's Soccer Coaches' Top 25 Poll, marking the first time since August 20, 2002 the Bulldogs have been voted in the top 25. The Bulldogs were receiving votes in last week's poll.

The ranking comes a week after the Bulldogs upset defending national champion and then-No. 4 Martin Methodist (Tenn.) 1-0 on Sept. 23. On Sept. 27, the Bulldogs defeated Tennessee Wesleyan 3-2 in double overtime. Alex Smith earned Appalachian Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week for his efforts in the two key wins. Andy Clark was recognized for his defensive efforts in the wins as he took home AAC Defensive Player of the Week and NAIA Defensive Player of the Week honors.

Union is one of five undefeated teams left in the NAIA.

For this week's full NAIA Division II Top 25 Coaches Poll, click here.