NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women's soccer team, led by George Dunbar in his 19th season, was picked by its peers to finish third in the 2017 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Women's Soccer Preseason Poll. The new was announced by the CACC on Thursday morning.
In the preseason poll, only Georgian Court and Caldwell were picked ahead of the Rams.
In 2016, the Rams went 9-8-1 including 8-3-1 in conference play before falling to Wilmington, 2-1, in the CAA Championship Quarterfinals. Dunbar's squads previously won the 2014 and 2015 conference championships to earn NCAA Tournament bids and look to get back into contention for the conference championship this season.
The Rams' current schedule features nine home matches including six against CACC opponents. Click here to read about the women's soccer schedule.
The 2017 season begins under the lights at Millersville for a nonconference road test on Thursday, Aug. 31 at 7 p.m.
2017 CACC Women's Soccer Preseason Poll
1. Georgian Court 161 (6)
2. Caldwell 152 (4)
3. Jefferson 139 (2)
4. Wilmington 129 (1)
5. Holy Family 125
6. Goldey-Beacom 96
7. Post 81
8. Felician 79
9. Nyack 65
10. Chestnut Hill 46
11. Dominican 41
12. Concordia 39
13. Bloomfield 24
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