34-19-5 (.650) mark over past three seasons
PELLA—The Central College women’s soccer team upped its ranking to No. 9 in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/Continental Tire Division III Women’s North Region poll.
The Dutch (7-2-1 overall, 0-0-1 conference) moved up one spot after a shutout win over Cornell and 2-2 tie with Simpson in its Iowa Conference opener. Central debuted at No. 10 in the poll on Sept. 17 after an undefeated weekend with shutout wins over Grinnell and Maranatha Baptist.
Other conference schools in the rankings are Loras (8-2-1) at No. 2 and Dubuque (7-2-0) at No. 6.
The Dutch and Dubuque square off in a battle of regionally ranked teams in Dubuque Wednesday at 4:30 p.m.