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Genesee Soccer Teams in Top 10 of NJCAA Preseason Polls

The Genesee women's soccer team (7th) and men's soccer (2nd) are inside the top 10 in the preseason NJCAA Division III Soccer Poll
The Genesee women's soccer team (7th) and men's soccer (2nd) are inside the top 10 in the preseason NJCAA Division III Soccer Poll

BATAVIA, NY… On Monday, the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) released its 2019 Pre-Season polls for men’s and women’s soccer and the programs at Genesee Community College are inside the top 10 in both polls.

The Genesee women’s soccer team placed seventh in the preseason poll. Conference for Erie came in sixth and regional opponent Herkimer came in at number eight. Defending national champion Richland College (TX) is the pre-season number one.  

Genesee will kick off the season with home games against Clinton Community College on Saturday, August 24 and against North County Community College on Sunday, August 25. Returning for his seventh season, Jeff Reyngoudt along with assistants Macy Reyngoudt and Kelly Starchok are looking for redemption in the NJCAA Women’s Soccer National Championships as well as repeating as NJCAA Region III Champions.

The Genesee men’s soccer team is second in the NJCAA Division III Men’s Soccer preseason polls. Reigning National Champion Richland College is the preseason number one. The season opener for the men’s soccer program will be on Saturday, August 24 against Clinton Community College and will host North Country Community College on Sunday, August 25.  

Head Coach Ken Gavin returns behind the bench for his 12th season. The Cougars men’s soccer team is looking for another trip to the NJCAA Men’s Soccer Tournament in hopes of the program’s second National Championship in three seasons. Genesee is the four-time and reigning NJCAA Region III Champions.

The complete schedule is available online at www.geneseeathletics.com

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