Red Hawks picked to finish third in the Cal Pac’s North Division
Simpson University Sports News
REDDING, Calif. - In a vote of the California Pacific Conference's eight men's soccer coaches, Simpson University’s men’s soccer team was picked to finish third in the conference’s northern division. Menlo College, last year's conference champion and conference representative in the NAIA Men's Soccer National Championship, was picked to finish first in northern division. Marymount College was selected to be the top teams in the conference’s southern division.
In the north division, the Oaks received four out of a possible five first place votes and 24 points out of a possible 75 points for the first place finish. William Jessup University came in second in the voting, garnering 18 points and one first place vote. CSU Maritime Academy and Simpson University came in third with 13 points apiece.
In the south division, the Marymount Mariners received two out of a possible three first place votes and eight points out of a possible 18 points for the first place finish. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University came in second with seven points and one first place vote and Soka University came in third with three points.
For the first time in conference history, the California Pacific Conference will be conducting a four-team tournament to decide who is going to be the conference's representative to the NAIA National Tournament. The tournament this year is slated for November 8-10 at Bodnar Field on the campus of CSU Maritime Academy in Vallejo, Calif.
The final results of the coaches' poll for the north division are as follows:
1. Menlo (24 points, 4 first place votes)
2. William Jessup (18 points, 1 first place vote)
T3. CSU Maritime, Simpson University (13 points each)
5. Pacific Union (7 points)
The final results of the coaches' poll for the south division are as follows:
1. Marymount (8 points, 2 first place votes)
2. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical (7 points, 1 first place vote)
3. Soka (3 points)
Story courtesy of the California Pacific Conference
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