This is the latest in a series of looks at South Florida's collegiate soccer teams as they prepare for the 2009 season.
Team: NOVA Southeastern Men
Coach: Giuseppe DePalo (11th season)
Conference: Sunshine State (Division II)
2008 record: 10-9-1 (3-5)
Opened camp: Aug. 10
Key players: F Romain Onteniente, M David Wahlberg, M Craig Heenighan, D Alvin Quaye,
Key dates: Sept. 18 at Lynn, Sept. 22 at Barry, Oct. 25 vs. Tampa
DePalo's take: "We have nine returning starters and we did fairly well last year. We kind of faded toward the end, but we proved that on any day we can compete with any team. We're a fairly experienced side. We know what our strengths and weaknesses are. We learned some lessons last year and hopefully we can compete and be near the top ofthe league."