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Soccer America Men's Top 25
September 24th, 2013 3AM
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[WEEKLY RANKINGS] California moved into the top spot in the Soccer America Men's Top 25 rankings. Notre Dame and North Carolina both dropped one spot to No. 2 and No. 3 after they were held to ties in ACC play. Creighton and Georgetown complete the top five. For the complete Top 25 rankings ...

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Note:Rankings and records for games played through Sept. 22.

Soccer America Men's Top 25
RANK TEAM (RECORD) PREVIOUS
1. California (5-0-1) 3
2. Notre Dame (3-0-3) 1
3. North Carolina (3-0-3) 2
4. Creighton (5-1-0) 8
5. Georgetown (6-2-0) 12
6. Northwestern (6-1-0) 16
7. St. John's (5-2-0) 6
8. Washington (5-0-2) 14
9. Akron (5-2-0) 17
10. VCU (3-2-1) 5
11. Connecticut (3-2-1) 7
12. UCLA (4-2-1) 15
13. Cal State Northridge (7-1-0) 9
14. Maryland (2-2-2) 23
15. Clemson (6-1-0) 4
16. Tulsa (5-1-1) 18
17. UAB (4-1-1) 22
18. Coastal Carolina (5-2-0) NR
19. Memphis (5-1-1) 20
20. New Mexico (3-2-1) 11
21. Butler (5-1-1) 24
22. UC Irvine (4-2-2) 25
23. Gonzaga (4-2-0) 19
24. Syracuse (5-2-0) NR
25. Elon (5-1-1) NR
25. UMBC (7-0-0) NR
25. Saint Louis (4-2-0) 10
Note: The Soccer America Top 25 will appear each Tuesday during the regular season.

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7 comments
  1. Michael Libber
    commented on: September 24, 2013 at 8:13 a.m.
    Your ranking system is a complete joke. How does a team that was 1-2-2 who was somehow ranked 23 with just one win in five games then jump up to 14 by winning just one game. Why not just put them in the top ten. Like I said this is a joke
  1. Ginger Peeler
    commented on: September 24, 2013 at 8:51 a.m.
    Got to agree with Michael, especially since Clemson dropped from 4th to 15th on a 6-1-0 record!
  1. D Jad
    commented on: September 24, 2013 at 9:59 a.m.
    Coastal Carolina who's beaten 3 ranked teams and has losses to UNC and Charlotte are only ranked 18th. While VCU, who they beat, is ranked 10th, come on?
  1. Bill smith
    commented on: September 24, 2013 at 11:21 a.m.
    Which 3 top 25 teams did Coastal beat? VCU and who? VCU has wins over #9 Akron, #14 Maryland and a draw with #20 New Mexico. Their 2 losses were vs #17 UAB and #18 Coastal Carolina.
  1. Jack Niner
    commented on: September 24, 2013 at 2:44 p.m.
    Polls are fun and cute, but what really matters is the Trnm and College Cup. How is UConn still rated so high after losing to unranked Bradley at home? And Maryland? Agree with the others - SA poll seems screwy.
  1. Jack Niner
    commented on: September 24, 2013 at 4:10 p.m.
    Assume that the top 15 teams are essentially equal in ability (on any given day they could win a game against another top 15 team) Then simply looking at current winning percentages, here is the rank: 1)California .917 2)Cal State N .875 3)Clemson .857 3)Northwestern .857 3)Washington .857 4)Creighton .833 5)Georgetown .750 5)North Car .750 5)Notre Dame .750 6)Akron .714 6)St John .714 7)UCLA .643 8)UConn .583 8)VCU .583 9)Maryland .500 There are glaring outliers from the SA ranking, e.g North Carolina and Notre Dame should NOT be in the top 5, whereas Clemson and CSN should be; Maryland looks very suspect for the top 15, and so on.
  1. Doug Smith
    commented on: September 25, 2013 at 10:31 a.m.
    Appears to be allot of parity but soon College Soccer Polls will need to be more technical with schedule strength , conference games vs non conference games, pre season tournament wins, etc etc. The way its set up now ... it really doesn't matter. Indiana isnt even ranked right now after 3 OT losses to 2 of the teams that are now ranked. And the team they have is possibly better than the team they won # 8 with last year. Again, it doesnt matter until the end when seeding takes place for the College Cup.

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