KANSAS CITY, Mo. – After a one-week absence, the Ashford University men's soccer team climbed back in to the top-10 nationally when the NAIA released its second Men's Soccer Top-25 Coaches' Poll on Tuesday (Sept. 30) afternoon.
The 5-1-3 Saints earned a total of 426 points in this week's rankings to move up two spots from last week's poll to No. 10 in the country, just in front of the University of Texas at Brownsville and Martin Methodist University (Tenn.).
CLINTON – Senior Javier Ramirez recorded his third career hat trick on Saturday (Sept. 27) afternoon, with two goals coming during a five-goal outburst in the second half as the #12-ranked Ashford University men's soccer team picked up their third straight win, 6-1, over AIB College of Business at South Campus.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) released the first regular season Men's Soccer Top-25 Coaches' Poll on Tuesday afternoon.
After starting the year off ranked fourth in the pre-season poll, the Ashford University men's soccer team slid to #12 in this week's rankings. The Saints are currently 4-1-3 on the year and earned 370 points in the poll.
CLINTON – The #4-ranked Ashford University men's soccer made it two wins in a row on Saturday (Sept. 20) afternoon with a 3-2 victory over #15-ranked Missouri Valley College.
Playing against a team ranked in the pre-season NAIA Top-25 poll for the fifth time in eight games, the Saints got goals from Adam Wood, Bruno Pendola and Javier Ramirez to earn their second straight win. Senior goalkeeper Chris Higgins stopped five Viking shots as Ashford improved to 4-1-3 on the year in a match that their coach called a must-win game.
LAMONI, Iowa – The Ashford University men's soccer team looked to snap a four-game winless streak on Tuesday (Sept. 16) afternoon when they hit the road and headed to Rassmussen Field for a showdown against the Yellow Jackets of Graceland University.
The #4-ranked Saints would buck their recent trend and get back in the win column thanks to a first half goal from freshman Casey Culver and strong goalkeeping from senior Chris Higgins in a 1-0 win over the Yellow Jackets.