Men’s soccer voted seventh in United States Coaches Southeast Region Poll


Photo by Coastal Carolina Men’s Soccer Twitter, @CoastalMSoccer.

Coastal Carolina Men’s Soccer celebrates a goal against USC Upstate.

The Coastal Carolina men’s soccer team has gotten off to a 2-1-1 start to the season and is ranked seventh according to the United States Coaches Southeast Region poll.  


The offensive side was led by Noe Santos, Noah Glorioso, Alvaro Garcia-Pascual, and Maurice Hauser. Santos and Glorioso were the main playmakers, each racking up three assists in the opening four games to help Coastal lead by 12 assists. Garcia-Pascual and Hauser scored three goals each. 

Coastal leads the SBC in 12 total assists, tied for first place in the conference for total goals scored. 


The team looks to continue its success, although there’s a difficult road ahead of them. In the next few weeks, the team must play four ranked opponents, including going on the road to face No. 5 Kentucky. 


Captain Marcello Jones said the team doesn’t prepare differently when facing bigger schools. 


“We want to focus on ourselves, we believe we can beat any team on any given day as long as we approach it the right way with the right intensity and the right quality,” Jones said. 


The team travels to face fellow Sun Belt member, West Virginia, on Friday, Sept. 16.