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Rowan rises to fifth in national DIII poll

Haverford College joins Rowan in Top 10



Rowan University’s 9-0-0 start has the Profs fifth in the latest national DIII coaches poll, one of two teams from the region in the top 10.

Haverford College (5-1-2) rose to eighth from No. 22 in the National College Soccer Association of America rankings, while Franklin & Marshall College (5-1-3) fell from sixth to No. 14 and Elizabethtown College (5-1-1) fell five spots to No. 21. Messiah College received two votes.

Millersville University (5-2-1) dropped two spots to 22 in the DII poll. Delaware (7-2-0) was the only team from the region to receive votes in the Division 1 rankings.

Camden County College (7-0-1) stayed third in the junior college DIII rankings.

Regional Rankings

Princeton (4-2-0) moved up three spots to fifth in the Division 1 East region. Temple fell four spots to ninth, while Delaware fell one spot to fifth in the Midwest region – three spots ahead of eighth ranked Penn State.

Millersville moved down one spot to No. 3 in the DII Atlantic region. West Chester dropped to fifth. Wilmington University (4-1-0) moved up two spots to No. 6 in the East region and Goldey-Beacom College (5-1-0) entered the regional rankings at No. 10.

Haverford moved up to No. 1 in the DIII Mid-Atlantic rankings, followed by F&M, Elizabethtown, Messiah and Scranton in the top five. Gettysburg College, Lycoming College, Eastern University, Lebanon Valley College and Swarthmore College round out the regional top 10. Rowan remained No. 1 in the South Atlantic region.

Matthew Ralph is the managing editor of Philadelphia Soccer Now / Brotherly Game. He's covered soccer at all levels for many years in the Philadelphia region and has also written for, NPSL, PrepSoccer and other publications. He lives with his wife and two young children in Broomall, Pa., but grew up in South Jersey and is originally from Kansas.

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