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Men's Soccer Selected Ninth in BIG EAST Preseason Poll




Aug. 7, 2000

The Boston College men's soccer team is ranked ninth in the BIG EAST Preseason Poll selected by a vote of the league's 12 head coaches. The Eagles received 39 points. Connecticut was selected first with 121 points.

In 1999, Boston College finished with a 6-9-2 mark, including a 2-9 record in league play. Head Coach Ed Kelly returns nine starters in 2000, including his top eight point-getters from 1999. Sophomore Casey Schmidt, an All-Rookie team selection last year, was the Eagles' leading scorer with 24 points (11 goals, 2 assists).

2000 BIG EAST Men's Soccer Preseason Poll
Rank	School		Points
1.	Connecticut	121
2.	St. John's	107
3.	Rutgers		103
4.	Georgetown	78
5.	West Virginia	76
6.	Seton Hall	71
7.	Notre Dame	68
8.	Syracuse	62
9.	Boston College	39
10t.	Pittsburgh	27
	Providence	27
12.	Villanova	13

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