Hastings Tops Soccer Polls

Hastings Tops Soccer Polls

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Hastings College sits atop both of the Great Plains Athletic Conference preseason soccer polls.

– The Hastings men, after posting a 20-4 record in 2013, have been selected by the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) men’s soccer coaches’ as the favorite for the 2014 GPAC men’s soccer season.

The Bronco men totaled 99 points and nine first place votes in the poll.  Hastings posted a league record of 9-1 in 2013 en route to the GPAC regular season title. Midland, last year’s GPAC tournament champion, was picked second with 91 points and the two first place votes. Doane and Northwestern each had 77 points, to tie for third in the poll.

The Hastings women, after posting a 16-5-1 record in 2013, have been selected by the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) women’s soccer coaches’ as the favorite to win the 2014 GPAC women’s soccer regular season title.

The Broncos, winners of the GPAC tournament in 2013, totaled 98 points and eight first place votes in the poll.  Hastings posted a league record of 9-1 in 2013.  Morningside, last season’s regular season champion with a record of 9-0-1, was tabbed to finish second with 85 points and two first place votes.  Midland was third in the balloting of the league coaches’ with 80 points, while Nebraska Wesleyan was fourth with 71 points.




Here is the complete 2014 GPAC Men’s Preseason Soccer Poll:


Place    School                             Points      (1st Place Votes)

1.           Hastings                          99             (9)

2.           Midland                           91             (2)

3t.         Doane                              77

3t.         Northwestern                  77

5.           Concordia                       61

6.           Morningside                    52

7.           Dakota Weselyan          49

8.           Dordt                                39

9.           Briar Cliff                        26

10.        Nebraska Wesleyan      24

11.          Mount Marty       10

Here is the complete 2014 GPAC Women’s Preseason Soccer Poll:

Place – Team – Points – (First Place Votes)
1.    Hastings – 98    (8)
2.     Morningside    85 – (2)
3.    Midland – 80
4.    Neb. Weselyan – 71
5t.     Briar Cliff – 55
5t.    Concordia – 55
7.    Northwestern – 53
8.    Doane – 50    (1)
9t.    Mount Marty     – 21
9t.    Dakota Wesleyan – 21
11.    Dordt – 16

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