Soccer Maintains No. 7 Regional Ranking

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Soccer Maintains No. 7 Regional Ranking

BATON ROUGE ? The LSU soccer team has matched its best start in program history as it remains unbeaten through six games in 2007 and holds onto its ranking at No. 7 in the Central Region in the latest regional polls released Tuesday.

The Tigers have started 5-0-1 for just the second time in the program’s 13 years of existence as they have matched their start to begin the 2003 season. They are coming off of a dominating 5-0 shutout of McNeese State on Friday night and a 0-0 draw with unbeaten Houston on Sunday.

The side holds onto its position at No. 7 in the latest regional poll released by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America on Tuesday, while its moves up one spot to No. 7 in this week’s Soccer Buzz Central Region Top 15.

LSU looks for just its second win all-time against a ranked opponent tonight as they take on the fourth-ranked Texas Longhorns in a matched scheduled for 7 p.m. at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas. Live stats and live streaming video of the match can be found online by accessing the official website of the Texas Longhorns at www.texassports.com.

NSCAA Central Region Top 10
1. Texas A&M, 4-1-1
2. Texas, 4-1-0
3. Tennessee, 4-1-1
4. Oklahoma State, 5-1-0
5. Missouri, 4-2-0
6. Colorado, 2-1-3
7. LSU, 5-0-1
8. Ole Miss, 3-1-2
9. Oklahoma, 3-2-1
T10. Colorado College, 3-2-1
T10. Memphis, 3-2-0

Soccer Buzz Central Region Top 15
1. Texas, 4-1-0
2. Texas A&M, 4-1-1
3. Tennessee, 4-1-1
4. Oklahoma State, 5-1-0
5. Missouri, 4-2-0
6. Colorado, 2-3-1
7. LSU, 5-0-1
8. Ole Miss, 3-1-2
9. SMU, 2-1-1
10. Denver, 2-2-1
11. Colorado College, 3-2-1
12. Nebraska, 2-2-2
13. St. Louis, 3-2-0
14. North Texas, 6-0-0
15. Oklahoma, 3-2-1