COLLEGE MEN: Soccer America Preseason Top 25

Indiana and UCLA, national champions in 2003 and 2002, respectively, both underwent coaching coaches in the offseason, but they're still No. 1 and No. 2 in Soccer America's preseason rankings. At least a half a dozen other teams could challenge for national supremacy in what shapes up as an open race for the College Cup, which will be played Dec. 10-12 at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif..

The Soccer America College Men's Top 25 will be released each week during the regular season on Monday by 6 p.m. ET.

RANK TEAM (LAST YEAR'S RECORD)

1. Indiana (17-3-5)

2. UCLA (20-2-1)

3. St. John's (17-6-3)

4. Wake Forest (15-5-0).

5. Connecticut (9-8-4)

6. North Carolina (12-4-4)

7. Santa Clara (16-4-4)

8. Saint Louis (15-4-3)

9. Notre Dame (16-3-4)

10. California (11-9-2)

11. Virginia (11-10-2)

12. SMU (13-6-3)

13. UC Santa Barbara (16-5-1)

14. Penn State (9-10-1)

15. Maryland (20-3-1)

16. VCU (17-5-0)

17. South Florida (7-8-3)

18. Stanford (3-15-2)

19. Portland (10-9-1)

20. Seton. Hall (9-6-4)

21. Washington (13-5-2)

22. Clemson (9-7-4)

23. Tulsa (13-6-2)

24. UAB (10-5-5)

25. Coastal Carolina (20-3-0)

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