KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Queens University of Charlotte men’s soccer team remains ranked in the United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division II Men’s Southeast Region Poll sitting ranked at No. 8 in week two after opening at No. 6.
The Queens men currently sit at 2-1-1 on the year after splitting a pair of matches last week against Peach Belt Conference opponents North Georgia and Flagler. The Royals fell, 1-0, to the Nighthawks before handling the Saints, 4-1, at Dickson Field.
Junior forward Alberto Morales leads the squad with two goals on the season, while fellow junior Edmundo Robinson has three points on one goal and one assist. Junior Ben Wallace has started every game this season in goal.
Queens will open conference play tomorrow night at Wingate University, the defending NCAA DII Men’s Soccer National Champions. Last season the Royals fell 2-1 to the Bulldogs with Oemer Okyar scoring Queens’ lone goal of the match. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.
Later in the week the Royals will travel to test their strength against No. 13 Lincoln Memorial University. The game is scheduled for Saturday, September 16 at 3:30 p.m.
The Department of Athletics at Queens University of Charlotte is a leading NCAA Division II program in the United States distinguished by its commitment to transforming the lives of its students, and consistently competing at the highest possible levels. Housing 30 varsity level sports, the Royals are a member of the South Atlantic Conference with the men’s and women’s swimming teams competing in the Bluegrass Mountain Conference.
Queens University of Charlotte is a master’s-level university with a commitment to both liberal arts and professional studies. Located in the heart of Charlotte, Queens offers undergraduate, graduate and online degrees such as a highly regarded MBA program, a top-10 Low-Residency MFA program, and an online MSN-Clinical Nurse Leader degree. The university serves approximately 2,250 students through its College of Arts and Sciences, McColl School of Business, Wayland H. Cato, Jr. School of Education, James L. Knight School of Communication, Hayworth School of Graduate and Continuing Studies and Andrew Blair College of Health which features the Presbyterian School of Nursing.
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