Superior, WI (Northland's NewsCenter) --- The UW-Superior men's soccer team has been picked fourth in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) preseason poll, which is completed by the conference's sports information directors.
The Yellowjackets return seven starters from a year ago, when the team's 12 victories were the most for that program since 2006.
Alberto Rivero is the top returning scorer for UW-Superior, having totaled five goals and three assists in 2011.
The team opens its 2012 regular season on August 31 against Macalaster, with that game scheduled for 12:00 p.m. at Ordean East Middle School in Duluth.
Below are the full results from the preseason WIAC poll, with team's first-place votes listed in parentheses.
2012 WIAC PRESEASON MEN'S SOCCER POLL
1. UW-Whitewater (3)
2. UW-Oshkosh (2)