(Carlisle, Pa.) – Both the Dickinson men and women's soccer programs are regionally-ranked for the second straight week in the United Soccer Coaches most recent Mid-Atlantic rankings.
The Red Devil men hold the number five spot, opening the Centennial Conference season with a 4-1 win over Swarthmore College on Saturday. The Red Devils dropped a midweek match, but that setback came against top-ranked Messiah College, who holds the top spot again this week.
The Red Devil women have had another great start to the season, posting a 4-1-2 mark and ranking seventh in a very competitive Mid-Atlantic region. They opened their conference slate with a strong performance as well, playing to a 1-1 draw with #12-ranked Swarthmore, following scoreless draw with Penn State Berks on Wednesday.
Elizabeth Krause (West Chester, Pa./Bishop Shanahan) and Sienna Zittle (Shillington, Pa./Governor Mifflin) had each scored three goals on the year while Ally Diez (Rockville Center, N.Y./South Side) has handed out three assists to lead the Red Devils up front. Senior goaltender Mary Katherine Brosnan (Old Tappan, N.J./Northern Valley Old Tappan) has had a great start in the nets, posting four shutouts on the year. She has a 0.59 goals-against-average and a save percentage of .902, surrendering just four goals in seven outings.
Senior Ward Van de Water (Warrenton, Va./Highland) has lit up the nets this fall, leading the conference in scoring with five goals and 10 points on the year. First-year Frederick Cisse (New Haven, Conn./Pomfret School) also ranks among the conference leaders with seven points behind three goals and an assist. Sophomore Tayler Eynon (Lancaster, Pa./Lancaster Country Day) helped the Red Devils to a 3-2-1 start and 1-0 mark in the conference, netting a goal and handing out an assist in the win over Swarthmore on Saturday.
The Red Devil women are off midweek before returning to action on Saturday, hosting Muhlenberg at 2:00 pm at Miller Memorial Field. The men travel to Frostburg State on Wednesday and then to McDaniel College for a 3:00 pm start on Saturday.