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LIU Post Athletics | October 9, 2013

LIU Post jumps to top spot in coaches' poll

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- After three consecutive weeks at No. 2, LIU Post earned the top ranking Tuesday in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Division II Top 25 Poll. The Pioneers, who sport a record of 10-0 overall, are just one of two remaining unbeaten squads in the country.

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Rollins climbed one spot as well this week to second, while Lander, Notre Dame (Ohio) and Northeastern State rounded out the top five. Simon Fraser, which recently held the No. 1 slot, slipped to ninth, following a 2-1 loss to Seattle Pacific last Thursday.

Fellow East Region institutions Post and Southern New Hampshire each leapt ahead two places. The Eagles moved up to 13th, and the Penmen are now 18th.

Last weekend, LIU Post captured decisive wins against East Coast Conference opponents Roberts Wesleyan and Daemen. The Pioneers blanked the Redhawks on Friday, 3-0, before making quick work of the Wildcats on Sunday 9-1. Junior forward Eivind Austboe had eight points between the two contests, summing up his season total to 34 (14 goals, six assists), which is tied for the lead in NCAA Division II.

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