MAC Women's Soccer Recruiting Rated High

Updated 8/17/2000

Three Mid-American Conference schools had their 2000 women's soccer recruiting classes ranked in the top 100 nationally by Soccer Buzz magazine. Central Michigan University and Marshall University, both ranked in the top ten in their respective regions, were joined by the University at Buffalo on the national list.Central Michigan was ranked ninth in the Great Lakes region while Marshall was ranked ninth in the Mid-Atlantic region. Buffalo garnered Honorable Mention honors in the Northeast region.

Central Michigan was ranked higher than five Big Ten schools with a recruiting class that includes one all-American, Allison Campbell a transfer from the University of Tennessee, and four high school all-state selections. This honor marks the second year in a row the Chippewas have been recognized with a top-ten recruiting class in the Great Lakes region.

Marshall bolstered its recruiting class this year by adding an all-American, three all-state honorees and four all-conference players to the 2000 Thundering Herd squad. Marshall signed Minnesotas Amanda McMahon, who was named the states "Ms. Soccer" and was recognized as an all-American by the National Soccer Coaches Association.

Buffalo signed four all-state selections and two All Greater Rochester honorees in this years recruiting class. All six of these recruits were also participants in the Empire State Games.

To find out more information on both nationally and regionally ranked recruiting classes visit on the internet. The site contains a complete list of all rankings and a database that includes every women's soccer recruit in the nation.