INDIANAPOLIS – The Grand Canyon and Notre Dame de Namur men's soccer teams have cracked the first NCAA Division II Men's Soccer Regional Ranking of 2012.
Grand Canyon is ranked third in the West Region with an 11-2-0 overall and regional mark, while NDNU is fifth with a 9-2-1 overall and regional record.
The NCAA released the rankings on Wednesday, Oct. 17, from its offices in Indianapolis.
The regional ranking determines the NCAA II National Championship field that will be announced on Monday, Nov. 5, at 7 p.m. EST. The opening rounds of the tournament will be held Nov. 8-11.
The Grand Canyon men' soccer team also climbed two rungs in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Division II Poll from 15 to 13 this week.
NDNU is currently receiving votes in the national poll after sitting 24th last week.
The NSCAA announced its Division II National Men's Soccer Poll on Tuesday, Oct. 16, from its offices in Kansas City, Kan.