Stevens Institute jumps up 10 spots, Messiah stays at No. 1 in rankings
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HOBOKEN, N.J. -- Stevens Institute has moved up to No. 3 in the latest 2013 National Soccer Coaches Association of America Division III rankings.
Ranked No. 13 in the preseason poll, the Ducks picked up statement wins against No. 20 St. Lawrence and Clarkson, defeating the Saints 4-1 and shutting out the Golden Knights 5-0. Freshman forward Jay Mikula led the team with three goals and an assist in 74 minutes off the bench, while sophomore midfielder Colin Phillips scored twice against St. Lawrence. The Ducks' defense has been nearly unbreakable to start the season, allowing just seven shots on goal.