Herkimer, NY (WIBX) - The Herkimer County Community College men's soccer team opens up the pre-season ranked number-one in the nation in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America poll.

The Generals won their eighth National Championship last year and finished the season 17-and-1.

HCCC returns six starters from that team.

Herkimer will kick-off the pre-season this Friday at Division I Binghamton University.