Trinity takes over top spot in NSCAA/Continental Tire Top 25 Poll

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Trinity (Texas) University, fresh off its season opening win over ninth-ranked Texas-Tyler,  moved to the top spot of the National Soccer Coaches Association (NSCAA)/Continental Tire Division III top 25 poll.

The Tigers beat the UT-Tyler Patriots 4-1 on Friday before they added wins over Mississippi College (4-0) and Willamette University (3-2 in overtime).

With the victories, Trinity improved to 3-0 to start the 2012 season. It marks the first time a Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference men's soccer team has been ranked since No. 1 since Trinity found themselves in the top spot in the first week of the 2011 season.

2012 NSCAA/Continental Tire Top 25 Week 1

Through games of Sunday, September 2 

# School
Rec Prev.
1 Trinity (Texas)
2-0-0 4
2 York (Pa.)
2-0-0 NR
3 Loras
2-0-0 15
4 Ohio Northern 2-0-0 12
5 Amherst 0-0-0 6
6 University of Rochester 2-0-0 NR
7 Wheaton (Ill.)
2-0-0 NR
8 Franklin & Marshall 2-0-0 NR
9 St. Lawrence 2-0-0 2
10 Babson
2-0-0 18
11 Muhlenberg 2-0-0 NR
12 Salisbury 2-0-0 NR
13 Carnegie Mellon 2-0-0 NR
14 St. Olaf 1-0-0 16
15 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 1-0-0 NR
16 Domincan (Ill.)
1-0-1 17
17 Messiah 1-0-1 3
T-18 Stevens Institute of Technology
1-1-0 7
T-18 Calvin
1-0-0 13
T-18 DePauw 2-0-0 NR
21 Wisconsin-Whitewater
2-0-0 NR
22 William Paterson 2-0-0 NR
23 Brandeis
2-0-0 NR
T-24 Whitworth 1-0-1 NR
T-24 Rutgers-Camden 1-0-0 4

Also receiving votes: Montclair State, Ohio Wesleyan, Washington (Mo.), Wesleyan, Nazareth, Dickinson

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