Men’s Soccer Slides in Top-25 Polls

Men’s Soccer Slides in Top-25 Polls

Glen Ellyn, Ill. – After a 1-0-1 week, the Capital University men's soccer team is ranked nationally in the D3soccer.com Poll. Capital finds itself at No. 22 in the D3soccer.com Poll.

Capital, now 11-1-2 entering Wednesday afternoon's match against Marietta College, moved into two different national polls. Last week, the team was ranked No. 18/19 before a win over Muskingum University and a draw with the University of Mount Union. On the season, Cap has drawn with No. 4/7 Ohio Northern University and recorded a win over No. 13 (D3soccer.com) Ohio Wesleyan University.

The Crusaders fell out of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Poll.

In the region nothing changed in the top two spots. Cap fell to No. 4 with Ohio Northern University (12-0-3) and Oberlin College (11-2-1) holding the top two positions. Kenyon College (11-2-0) jumped to spots into the third and Carnegie Mellon University (9-2-2) fell one spot to fifth.

Junior Justin Niswonger remains in the Top-25 in the country with a goals-against average and save percentage.  He ranks 12th in the country with a goals-against average of .500 and 18th with a save percentage of .864.

Following its match against the Marietta College on Tuesday afternoon, Capital will be on the road against the Blue Streaks of John Carroll University, on Saturday, Oct. 22.