Women’s Soccer Picked 11th in MAAC Preseason Poll

Women’s Soccer Picked 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 women's soccer team was tabbed 11th in the poll, receiving 11 points.

 

In 2016, the Peacocks tallied a 1-13-2 overall record and a 0-9-1 MAAC record. The team earned knocked off VMI and earned a 1-1 tie against MAAC foe Fairfield last season. The Peacocks kick-off their 2017 campaign on August 26 at VMI, with a 1pm start.

 

To follow women'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.

Monmouth (10)

120

2.

Quinnipiac (1)

101

3.

Rider

96

4.

Siena 

95

5.

Marist

71

6.

Canisius

57

7.

Manhattan 

53

8.

Fairfield 

51

9.

Niagara 

46

10.

Iona 

25

11. 

Saint Peter's

11

 

Preseason All-MAAC Team

Name

Position

Institution

Gretta Dry

Forward

Canisius

Erica Modena

Forward

Manhattan

Camille Bowen

Forward

Marist

Madie Gibson

Forward

Monmouth

Ellie Smith 

Forward

Rider

Rachelle Ross

Midfielder

Monmouth

Nadya Gill

Midfielder

Quinnipiac

Michele Tremblay

Midfielder

Siena

Madison Vasquez

Midfielder

Siena

Gabriella Cuevas

Back

Monmouth

Meghan McCabe

Back

Rider

Amanda Holtzman

Back

Siena

Hanna Longendyke

Back

Siena

Amanda Knaub

Goalkeeper

Monmouth

 

Preseason Player of the Year

Name

Position

Institution

Madie Gibson

Forward

Monmouth

 
 
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.