Motlow Women’s Soccer ranked #20 pre-season

Motlow State Women’s Soccer star Madilyn Stark come to the Bucks from Farragut in Knoxville. She’s looks to me one of the leaders on this year’s team. (Photo Provided)

LYNCHBURG, Tenn. — Who run the world? Girls!

For the first time in program history, the Motlow Bucks are ranked in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Women’s Soccer Poll. After advancing to the national tournament last year, the Bucks have their sights set on exceeding last season’s accomplishments.

Motlow is slotted at No. 20 in the poll, led by defending national champion Eastern Florida State, and will open its regular season Aug. 23 against Polk State College in Cochran, Georgia. The first home game is Friday, Aug. 26 against Wabash Valley College at Siegel Park in Murfreesboro.

Motlow will host its only regular season match against a ranked team when No. 17 Indian Hills Community College visits Siegel Park on Sunday, Aug. 28.

Tennessee Community College Athletic Association (TCCAA) play begins Sept. 8 with Southwest Tennessee Community College hosting the Bucks in Memphis and ends with Columbia State coming to Franklin County High School in Winchester on Oct. 13. The regular season ends with a trip to Illinois to face Lewis & Clark Community College on Oct. 19.

The complete Motlow soccer schedule is online at and the poll is at •

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