ELON, N.C. – The Elon University men’s soccer team achieved its highest national ranking ever on Monday, Sept. 21, when the undefeated Phoenix was featured at No. 11 in the latest TopDrawerSoccer.com Top 25 Poll and No. 13 in the College Soccer News Top 30 Poll.
The Phoenix is off to a program-best start of 7-0-0 this season and earned wins at then No. 7 Wake Forest last Tuesday, Sept. 15, and versus Drexel in its Colonial Athletic Association opener last Friday, Sept. 18. Prior to Monday’s national rankings, the Phoenix previous-best was No. 16 on two different occasions, but last in 2013.
Elon is also one of only three teams in the TDS.com Top 25 Poll that has yet to be saddled with a loss or a tie: No. 1 Creighton (6-0-0) and No. 21 Columbia (4-0-0) are the others.
The Phoenix heads to South Carolina for a non-conference road tilt on Tuesday, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m. That match will be broadcast on the SEC Network +.