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Rutgers Women’s Soccer Enters NSCAA Poll at No. 23
Scarlet Knights earn ranking after 2-0 weekend
  • Posted on August 21, 2012 2:25:31 PM
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  • PISCATAWAY, N.J. (August 21, 2012) – The Rutgers women’s soccer team earned a No. 23 ranking in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Poll this week after starting the season with wins over Monmouth and Ohio State, the organization announced Tuesday.

    This marks the first time since Sept. 14, 2010 (No. 24) that the Scarlet Knights (2-0) have entered into the NSCAA Poll.

    RU was paced by redshirt junior Jonelle Filigno (Mississauga, ON, Canada), who was named the BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week Monday after scoring three goals, including two game winners, over the weekend. Redshirt senior Shannon Woeller (Vancouver, Canada) led the defensive charge, as the Scarlet Knights played 191 minutes of shutout soccer. For her defensive efforts, Woeller was named to the league honor roll. 

    Rutgers will be back in action on Yurcak Field this weekend. RU takes on Bucknell on Friday, Aug. 24 at 5:30 p.m. and Siena on Sunday, Aug. 26 at 1 p.m.

    Follow Rutgers Athletics on Facebook (www.facebook.com/RutgersAthletics) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/RUAthletics) for all of the latest news and updates. For specific updates on head women’s soccer coach Glenn Crooks, please follow @RUSoccer. Fans also receive timely information, including special offers and giveaways throughout the year on both social media outlets along with www.ScarletKnights.com.

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