(London, Ontario) – The Fanshawe Women's and Men's Soccer teams have both started the 2016-17 season ranked in the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) National Rankings.
The Women's Soccer team starts the season ranked #14 in the nation after winning their first game of the season last week over the Conestoga Condors by a score of 1-0. First year Head Coach Mike Marcoccia hopes to take the Falcons to new heights and improve on the strong regular season record that the team had last year.
Other Women's Soccer teams in the OCAA that are ranked include Algonquin (4), Cambrian (6) and St. Lawrence (13).
The Men's Soccer team is ranked #15 in the CCAA National Rankings, after shutting out the Condors last week 3-0. Last season, the Men's Soccer team went 9-1-1 and won the OCAA Bronze medal and is looking to continue their dominant play this year.
Other Men's Soccer teams in the OCAA that are ranked include Humber (1) and Algonquin (3).
Both Fanshawe teams won the West Division last season and return their respective 2015 OCAA Soccer Players of the Year in Jade Kovacevic (Women's) and Brandon Mendes (Men's).
The Falcons will head to Redeemer College on Wednesday, September 14 to take on the Royals. The Women will start at 5pm and the Men will play at 7pm.
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For further information, please contact:
Sports Information Officer - Fanshawe Athletics
1001 Fanshawe College Blvd. London, ON N5Y 5R6
Office: 519-452-4430 x6105 | Cell: 519-777-7849