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The BIG EAST Men's Soccer Preseason Coaches' Poll and Preseason All-BIG EAST Team were released on Aug. 19. Providence was selected to finish fifth out of the 10 teams in the league.
Sophomore Julian Gressel (Neustadt an der Aisch, Germany) was among 15 players named to the Preseason All-BIG EAST Team. In 2013, Gressel led the team in goals (5), assists (4), points (14), shots on goal (23) and tied for the most game-winning goals (2). He was also named to the BIG EAST All-Rookie and All-BIG EAST Second Team.
The Friars kick-off their season at Bryant University on Aug. 29 at 3:00 p.m. and will have their first home game on Aug. 31 against Rhode Island at 7:00 p.m.
2014 BIG EAST Men's Soccer Preseason Coaches' Poll
Rank Team (1st place votes) -- Pts
- Georgetown (5) -- 75
- Marquette (4) -- 75
- Creighton (1) -- 63
- St. John's -- 54
- Providence -- 48
- Butler -- 43
- Xavier -- 38
- Villanova -- 23
- Seton Hall -- 19
- DePaul -- 12
2014 Preseason All-BIG EAST TEAM
Offensive Player of the Year: Brandon Allen, Georgetown
Defensive Player of the Year: Axel Sjoberg, Marquette
Goalkeeper of the Year: Tomas Gomez, Georgetown
Brandon Allen, Jr., Georgetown*
David Goldsmith, So., Butler
Julian Gressel, So., Providence
Alex Muyl, So., Georgetown
C. Nortey, RS-Jr., Marquette*
Louis Bennet II, So., Marquette
Samuel Geiler, So., Seton Hall
Timo Pitter, So., Creighton
Zach Steinburger, Sr., Butler
Will Walker, RS-Sr., Xavier
Tim Parker, Sr., St. John's*
Jose Ribas, Sr., Creighton
Axel Sjoberg, RS-Jr.., Marquette*
Joshua Yaro, So., Georgetown
Tomas Gomez, Sr., Georgetown
* - unanimous selection
Note: Because of a tie in the voting, a position at forward and a position at midfield were added.
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