MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) announced its 2017 preseason women's soccer poll Wednesday, slating Morrisville State College to finish eighth overall, as voted by the women's soccer coaches conference wide.
The Mustangs finished 7-8-1 overall a year ago under direction of head coach Amanda Fancher, completing their conference record with a 6-7 stint.
Morrisville State returns two of its top three scorers from last season, including Kelly Brennan (Sauquoit, N.Y.) who collected 12 goals. Jessica Adam (Avoca, N.Y.) also returns to the Mustang midfield, after posting a three goal, six assist season in 2016.
Defending champion, Penn St. Berks, topped the poll after garnering 13 first place votes, while Lancaster Bible earned the second overall pick.
Penn College, SUNY Polytechnic and Penn St. Abington rounded out the top five.
Morrisville State gets underway Friday, September 1 on the road at SUNY Oswego.
Morrisville State College's curricula are enriched with applied learning and pave the way for opportunity at both the Morrisville and Norwich campuses. An action-oriented, interactive learning lab, the college is a national leader in technology and has been lauded for its exemplary, innovative and effective community service programs.
The college was ranked among the Best Regional Colleges in the North by U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges 2016 issue and was also recognized in the Top Public Schools, Regional Colleges North in the 2016 Best Colleges rankings. For more information about Morrisville State College, visit www.morrisville.edu.