Two Big Ten Men's Soccer Programs Earn National Rankings

Aug. 16, 2006

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Two Big Ten men's soccer squads have been voted to the 2006 NSCAA/adidas Preseason Poll which was released Aug. 15. Indiana earned the No. 12 spot while Penn State was ranked 13th. 

Indiana's 2005 season saw the Hoosiers go 2-1-3 in the Big Ten, 13-3-6 overall and advance to second round of the NCAA Tournament.  IU has qualified for post-season play 28 consecutive times and boasts seven national championships.

Penn State received the 13th-place nod after capturing both the regular season and Big Ten Championship titles last season with an undefeated 6-0-0 conference mark and a 13-7-2 overall record. 

Regular season play is scheduled to begin Fri., Aug. 25, with all seven conference squads in action.