After winning a third straight conference championship and reaching the Elite Eight for the first time since 2010, the SMU men’s soccer team is revving up for another deep postseason run in 2021.
A balanced scoring effort buoyed by recent transfers Darius McNeill and Yor Anei pushed the Mustangs over Temple in their conference road opener on Wednesday afternoon, 79-71.
A three-win East Carolina team used its final game of the season to hand SMU’s its second straight loss, 52-38.
Five storylines to monitor as SMU plays Navy at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday.
Davis was voted to the preseason American Athletic Conference first-team and Jolly was selected to the second-team for the 2020-2021 season Wednesday morning.
SMU Athletics is reviewing their COVID policies after hosting the first home game of the season last weekend.
The American Athletic Conference, which houses SMU, elected for an eight-game regular season schedule with the option for individual schools to play as many nonconference games as possible.
The American Athletic Conference delayed fall sports until Sept. 1. The decision will be reevaluated in the coming weeks.
The AAC moved from Rhode Island to The Summit in Irving. The move makes SMU the most centrally located member of the conference to the new headquarters.
Mustangs yield 541 yards in 48-20 loss.