With only 48 hours remaining until its regular-season opener, the Auburn Montgomery men’s soccer team garnered a top-five ranking in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics’ Preseason Men’s Soccer Coaches’ Poll, checking in at No. 5.
The Warhawks, who finished the 2012 campaign with an 18-4-2 overall record and captured the SSAC Tournament crown, earned 434 points in the poll.
Defending national champions Belhaven earned the top spot in the preseason poll, capturing 498 total points and all 19 first-place votes. Mobile was second with 480 points, while Lindsey Wilson was third with 467 points. MidAmerica Nazarene was fourth, only 15 points ahead of AUM.