Mountain Lions Enter National Polls at No. 11
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - With a historic 6-0 start to the season, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's soccer team broke into the top 25 at No. 11 of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Division II polls for the first time in program history. The Mountain Lions also improved to second in the NSCAA South Central Regional polls.
UCCS is the only undefeated team in the RMAC and one of 13 undefeated teams in NCAA Division II based on national statistics through Sept. 16. The Mountain Lions are third in the nation with a save percentage of 94.7% and No. 12 in the nation with a goals-against average of 0.333. The scoring offense ranks No. 29 in Division II with three student-athletes ranked in the top 100 in the nation for goals per game.
The Mountain Lions have outscored opponents 15-2 this season with shutouts in the last three games. UCCS has won seven straight home games dating back to last season.
UCCS also improved two spots to second in the latest South Central Regional polls after going 3-0 last week. The Mountain Lions are one of seven RMAC teams in the top 10 of the regional polls and one of four in the top five.
The Mountain Lions travel for the first time this season for a Friday afternoon contest at Regis, followed by a matchup with No. 14 Fort Lewis on Sunday.
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