The University of Minnesota Morris men's soccer team was selected fifth in the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) Preseason Coaches' poll announced Tuesday, Aug. 27. The Cougars received 38 points in the poll.

The Cougars open the 2019 campaign against Carleton College at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, in Morris.

2019 UMAC Men's Soccer Preseason Coaches' Poll

1. Wisconsin-Superior - 64 points (8 First Place Votes)

2. St. Scholastica - 57 points (1 First Place Votes)

3. Martin Luther - 41 points

4. Northwestern - 39 points

5. Minnesota Morris - 38 points

6. Bethany Lutheran - 33 points

7. Crown - 26 points

8. North Central - 18 points

9. Northland - 8 points

University of Minnesota Morris

Scott Turnbull | 10th Season |

2018 Season

6-4-2 UMAC, 6-11-4 | 4th |

Postseason: Advanced to the UMAC Tournament as No. 4 seed.

  • Top Returners

    Gabe Arreguin, Sr., M/F | 2018 Academic All-Conference, 2018 Honorable Mention All-Conference, 2017 First Team All-Conference | Started 16 games, two goals, one assist |

  • Devon Thompson, Jr., D | 2018 Honorable Mention All-Conference | Started all 21 games for the Cougars in 2018, recorded 10 shot attempts |

  • Jake Peterson, Jr., G | UMAC Defensive Player of the Week (9/10/18) | Played in 12 games, started three contests, recorded three shutouts |