The Augusta State men's soccer team is ranked No. 20 in the preseason NCAA Division II soccer poll. Southern Connecticut State is preseason No. 1, followed by Peach Belt Conference member USC Spartanburg in second.
The Jaguars, who finished 17-5 last season, will begin the 1999 season with an Aug. 28 exhibition against Erskine. An alumni game is scheduled for Aug. 28.
Two boxers from Norway, a coach and the country's team leader will work out at the Augusta Boxing Club next week in preparation for the Men's World Championships in Houston Aug. 17-27, Augusta Boxing Club coach Tom Moraetes announced.
Two Augusta track and field athletes had top-four finishes in the AAU Junior Olympic Championships held in Cleveland, Ohio this week.
TRACK AND FIELD:
George Kitchens finished third in the 16-and-under long jump with a personal best of 22'8. Cory Crosby was fourth in the 18-and-under high jump with a leap of 6'6.