PISCATAWAY, NJ - The Rutgers men’s soccer team is ranked in the top-25 in three major collegiate soccer polls released on Monday. RU enters the week 3-1 overall and 2-0 in the BIG EAST, coming off a 4-1 victory over Pittsburgh on Sunday.
The Scarlet Knights are tabbed as the 16th best team in the country by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA). Rutgers is also ranked 15th in the latest SoccerTimes.com poll, while earning the 23rd spot in the Soccer America rankings.
Rutgers is also ranked second to Penn State in the NSCAA’s Mid Atlantic Regional poll released on Monday.
Monday marks the third-straight week Rutgers has been recognized by both the NSCAA and SoccerTimes.com. It is the second consecutive week RU has received a ranking in the Soccer America poll. The Scarlet Knights began the season unranked in all three.
Rutgers travels to Monmouth on Wednesday for a 3 p.m. match, before returning home to face nationally-ranked Connecticut at Yurcak Field on Saturday, Sept. 20, at 7 p.m.