Three area teams were ranked in the top 25 of the United Soccer Coaches Division II preseason poll, which was released Tuesday.
Mercy College (17-5-1) took the fourth position, ahead of No. 15 Adelphi University (15-4-0) No. 16 LIU Post (17-4-1) and No. 16 Adelphi University
Defending champion University of Central Missouri (26-0-0) was ranked No. 1.