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Point Park soccer teams 2nd, 3rd in preseason conference polls

| Friday, Aug. 12, 2016, 8:18 p.m.

The Point Park women's soccer team was chosen second and the men third in the River States Conference preseason coaches polls released Friday.

The River States Conference was known as the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference until this season.

On the women's side, defending regular-season conference champion Asbury (Ky.) received the top spot with 57 points and four first-place votes. Point Park had 53 points and two first-place votes, and Carlow was seventh out of nine teams with 25 points.

Point Park went 12-7-2 last season, winning the KIAC Tournament and advancing to its first NAIA Tournament opening-round game.

For the men, defending NAIA champion Rio Grande (Ohio) received all eight first-place votes and 64 points.

Point Park, which finished 10-7-1 last fall, had 53 points. Carlow was ninth with 13 points.

In the River States preseason volleyball poll, Point Park finished second behind IU Kokomo. Carlow was 10th out of 12 teams.

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