Men’s Soccer Selected 11th in MAAC Preseason Poll

Men’s Soccer Selected 11th in MAAC Preseason Poll

EDISON, NJ – The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) announced the 2017 preseason coaches' poll during the annual Men's and Women's Soccer Preseason Soccer Awards show on Tuesday night. The Saint Peter's men's soccer team was selected 11th in the poll, receiving 20 points.

 

The Peacocks finished the 2016 campaign with a 3-13-2 overall record and a 2-8 MAAC record. The team earned conference wins over playoff contender and rival, Monmouth and Niagara last season. The Peacocks kick-off their season on August 25 in Newark, NJ facing in-state rival, Seton Hall at 7pm.

 

To follow men's soccer action all season long, visit saintpeterspeacocks.com and follow the action on all social media sites using the handle @SPUAthletics.

 

Preseason Coaches' Poll

1.

Quinnipiac (7)

113

2.

Rider (3)

110

3.

Monmouth

95

4.

Siena (1)

88

5.

Fairfield

63

6.

Canisius

61

7.

Marist

60

8.

Iona

48

9.

Manhattan

39

10.

Niagara

29

11.

Saint Peter's

20

 

Preseason All-MAAC Team

Name

Position

Institution

Eamon Whelan

Forward

Quinnipiac

Jose Aguinaga

Forward

Rider

Clement Bourret

Forward

Rider

Elliot Otmani

Forward

Rider

Melvin Blair

Midfielder

Canisius

Simon Lund Jorgensen

Midfielder

Marist

Colin Stripling

Midfielder

Monmouth

James Doig

Midfielder

Quinnipiac

Angus Hastings

Back

Fairfield

Jeppe Haehre

Back

Quinnipiac

Conor McCoy

Back

Quinnipiac

Milorad Sobot

Back

Siena

Chrysostomos Iakovidis

Goalkeeper

Quinnipiac

 

Preseason Player of the Year

Name

Position

Institution

Jose Aguinaga

Forward

Rider

 

About the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference:

With 11 institutions strongly bound by the sound principles of quality and integrity in academics and excellence in athletics, the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) is in its 37th year of competition during the 2017-18 academic year. Current Conference members include: Canisius College, Fairfield University, Iona College, Manhattan College, Marist College, Monmouth University, Niagara University, Quinnipiac University, Rider University, Saint Peter's University, and Siena College.