Men's Soccer Ranked No. 6 in Great Lakes Region
KALAMAZOO, Mich.- Off to a 4-0-0 record, the Western Michigan men's soccer team earned a No. 6 ranking in the Great Lakes Regional poll by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA), Sept. 3.
The Broncos have posted shutouts in three of four games this year and have outscored their opponents by a 10-1 margin. It is the second time Western Michigan has garnered a regional ranking under fourth-year head coach Stu Riddle. WMU was ranked No. 9 in the region in 2010.
Western Michigan opened the season with a 4-0 win at home over Marygrove Aug. 24 and then stunned nationally No. 25-ranked Bradley on the road two days later, 2-1 in overtime. This past week, WMU defeated IPFW, 3-0, at home and then brought down DePaul, ranked No. 10 in the Great Lakes Region, 1-0, on the road.
WMU will travel to Canisius Thursday, Sept. 6, and then hosts Loyola Saturday, Sept. 8 on Alumni Day.