Men’s Soccer: Cards picked to finish 2nd in AAC

Marlon Hariston

The men’s soccer team was picked to finish 2nd in the AAC this season, with UConn being picked 1st. The 10th ranked Cards finish their preseason with a match this Saturday at 7 pm at Cardinal Park as they host 19th ranked Northwestern. Admission is free. Here is the full AAC poll as well as the Preseason Award Winners.

2013 American Athletic Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll
1. UConn (8) – 64
2. Louisville (1) – 55
3. USF – 49
4. SMU – 42
5. Rutgers – 33
6. Memphis – 28
7. UCF – 26
8. Cincinnati – 18
9. Temple – 9

2013 American Athletic Conference Preseason Award Winners

Preseason Goalkeeper of the Year
*Andre Blake, UConn, GK, Jr.

Preseason Defensive Player of the Year
*Ben Sweat, USF, B, Sr.

Preseason Offensive Player of the Year
Mamadou Doudou Diouf, UConn, F, Sr.

Preseason All-Conference Team
Richardo Israel, Cincinnati, B, So.
*Andre Blake, UConn, GK, Jr.
*Mamadou Doudou Diouf, UConn, F, Sr.
Zack Foxhoven, Louisville, F, Sr.
Marlon Hairston, Louisville, MF, So.
Daniel Keller, Louisville, B, R-Jr.
Liam Collins, Memphis, MF, Sr.
*Mark Sherrod, Memphis, F, R-Sr.
Kene Eze, Rutgers, F, Sr.
Mael Corboz, Rutgers, MF, So.
*Ben Sweat, USF, B, Sr.
*Damian Rosales, SMU, B, R-Jr.
Jared Martinelli, Temple, MF, So.

*unanimous selection

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