Aug. 29, 2013
FROM THE SUMMIT
Denver maintained its No. 25 ranking in the NSCAA/Continental Tire poll after two wins to open the season and also ranks No. 22 in the Soccer America poll and No. 18 in TopDrawerSoccer.com’s rankings … Omaha opens its home schedule against Northern Colorado and North Dakota. The Mavericks have won six in a row over UND … Western Illinois’ Laura Atkinson ranks in the league’s top-15 in three different career statistical categories (wins, saves, minutes played).
The 2013 season begins Friday with six teams in action opening weekend.
The 2013 fall golf season begins this week with Omaha, South Dakota and South Dakota State beginning action.
The 2013 campaign kicks off Friday with all seven league teams in action … Preseason favorite Denver entertains No. 21 Charlotte in Friday’s season opener ... Defending Summit League Tournament champion Western Illinois opens with a pair of weekend games at the Mike Gibbs Memorial Tournament in Jacksonville, Fla.
All eight teams open the 2013 season in non-league tournaments on Friday, including North Dakota State and South Dakota State against top-25 opponents in their season openers … Fort Wayne and IUPUI, the preseason co-favorites, and Denver open their seasons hosting tournaments at home.
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