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Krioutchenkov Makes Preseason All-Conference; Men’s Soccer Picked Ninth

by | Aug 21, 2023

Wildcat Denis Krioutchenkov kicked this laser shot in a 2022 match.


DAVIDSON, N.C. – The Davidson College men’s soccer team was picked ninth in the Atlantic 10 Preseason Poll on Monday as voted on by the league’s coaches. Sophomore Denis Krioutchenkov was also selected to the conference’s Preseason All-Conference list. 

The Wildcats, who finished last season with a 6-8-3 record, were picked tied for ninth alongside Saint Joseph’s while defending A-10 champion Saint Louis was picked atop this year’s poll. 

Individually, Davidson sophomore Denis Krioutchenkov was voted to the A-10 Preseason All-Conference list after his breakout freshman campaign. The Milwaukee native ranked inside the top-three in five different A-10 offensive categories including shots on goal (32 / 1st), game-winning goals (3 / T-1st), goals (9 / 2nd), points per game (1.18 / 2nd), and total shots (57 / 2nd). For his efforts, Krioutchenkov earned Freshman All-America second team honors, as well as A-10 second team and All-Rookie honors. 

The ‘Cats will open the regular season this Thursday night at home against High Point with kickoff slated for 7:00 p.m.

Full Preseason Poll

School (First-Place Votes) Points
1 Saint Louis (13) 195
2 Dayton 161
3 Loyola Chicago (1) 158
4 VCU 146
5 Duquesne 144
6 Rhode Island 131
7 Massachusetts 112
8 Fordham 100
t-9 Davidson 75
t-9 Saint Joseph’s 75
11 George Washington 60
12 La Salle 52
13 George Mason 44
14 St. Bonaventure 17

2023 A-10 Men’s Soccer Preseason All-Conference Team

Name Class Position School
Denis Krioutchenkov SO F Davidson
Maxi Hopfer JR F Duquesne
Alec Hughes SR F Massachusetts
Basit Umar SO MF Dayton
Ask Ekeland SO MF Duquesne
Marc Torrellas GR MF Loyola Chicago
Christian Buendia r-JR MF Saint Louis
Timo Hummrich GR D Fordham
Julian Cisneros r-JR D Loyola Chicago
Diego Konincks FY D Saint Louis
Dario Caetano SR GK Dayton

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