Portsmouth, Ohio – Shawnee State men's soccer were selected to tie for fifth place in the Mid-South Conference preseason coaches' poll on Wednesday morning.
The Bears were tied for the fifth most votes with Life University, with both teams finishing with 22 votes in the poll. Shawnee State finished alone in fifth place last season with a 5-12-1 overall record and a 2-4-1 mark in the conference. SSU was also picked to finish fifth in last season's preseason poll.
Conference co-champion Campbellsville was picked to defend their title this season, receiving 46 votes. Lindsey Wilson, the Mid-South Conference's other co-champion, finished with 45 votes to take second. Both Campbellsville and Lindsey Wilson received four first place votes each.
Shawnee State men's soccer start the season on Sunday, August 20 when they host Saint Xavier University (Ill.) at Shawnee Turf. Kickoff is set for 1:00pm.
2017 Mid-South Conference Men's Soccer Preseason Coaches' Poll
Points (First-Place Votes)
2016 Record (MSC)
Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)
Shawnee State (Ohio)