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Soccer America Women's Preseason Top 25
August 15th, 2011 4:13AM

TAGS:  college women


[COLLEGE RANKINGS] Stanford and Notre Dame, last year's Women's College Cup finalists, are ranked 1-2 in the Soccer America Women's Preseason Top 25 rankings, as selected by its editors.

Notre Dame beat Stanford, 1-0, in the College Cup final. Both teams are loaded with returning talent and will meet on Sept. 9 at Stanford.

ACC teams North Carolina, Florida State, Maryland and Boston College are ranked 3-4-5-6, and seven ACC teams are ranked in the Top 25.

The Pac-10 is second with five teams in the Top 25.

Soccer America Women's Preseason Top 25
1. Stanford (23-1-2)
2. Notre Dame (21-2-2)
3. North Carolina (19-3-2)
4. Florida State (16-6-1)
5. Maryland (18-2-3)
6. Boston College (17-7-1)
7. Oklahoma State (20-4-2)
8. Florida (19-2-3)
9. UCLA (13-8-2)
10. Ohio State (17-5-2)
11. Portland (19-1-2)
12. Duke (11-8-4)
13. Oregon State (16-4-1)
14. Marquette (16-5-3)
15. Georgetown (15-7-2)
16. Virginia (15-5-2)
17. Santa Clara (13-7-2)
18. Texas (11-6-4)
19. Washington (13-9-2)
20. UC Irvine (19-3-2)
21. West Virginia (18-5-1)
22. Texas A&M (15-5-3)
23. Wake Forest (13-8-3)
24. UCF (15-5-3)
25. USC (13-6-3)

  1. Kent Pothast
    commented on: August 15, 2011 at 11 a.m.
    Portland will be moving one way or another. They play six teams in top 25 and most in near future.
  1. Tom Nilles
    commented on: August 16, 2011 at 8:34 a.m.
    This top 25 better make room for Minnesota. Building a program that deserves more notice.

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