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The Thomas More College women’s soccer team is ranked No. 13 in the National Soccer Coaches Association (NSCAA) Division III Women’s Soccer Preseason Top 25 poll.
The Saints, led by ninth-year head coach Jeff Cummings, finished the 2013 season No. 13th after posting a 19-2-2 overall record and advancing to the sectional semifinals of the NCAA Division III Women’s Soccer Championship for the first time in program history.
The Saints tied or set three school records in 2013 as their 17 shutouts and 14-match winning streak set new school records and their 18-match unbeaten streak tied the school record.
Junior forward Olivia Huber, who was named a postseason All-American in 2013 by two organizations, returns for the Saints. She started all 23 games last season led the team and the President’s Athletic Conference in points (52), goals (22), assists (eight) and game-winning goals (10). Huber took 42 shots-on-goal and had a .618 shot-on-goal percentage.
The Saints have won six PAC regular season titles and four conference tournament titles since joining the league in 2005. Thomas More has a 64-6-3 conference regular season record since joining the PAC, including a 25-1-1 mark the last three seasons.
Thomas More will open its 2014 season on August 29 when it travels to Springfield, Ohio to play Wittenberg University at 6 p.m.
From Thomas More Athletics