New NCAA men’s soccer rankings released after Week 1
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Sept. 3, 2019) – New teams sit atop both the men’s and women’s polls as United Soccer Coaches released the latest rankings for NCAA Division I soccer on Tuesday.
Wake Forest moved up three spots to grab the top spot in the first men’s regular season ranking of the year, while North Carolina moved up one spot to No. 1 in the second set of women’s rankings.
Wake Forest takes over the top spot in the poll after a pair of wins on opening-weekend. Indiana scored a pair of double overtime wins on opening weekend and remains at No. 2 in the poll. The preseason No. 1 team, Maryland, dropped to No. 3 and were followed by Stanford and Duke to round out the top five.
United Soccer Coaches college rankings are an indicator of the week-to-week status of qualified programs and in no way should be used as a guide or indicator of eligibility for championship selection. To be eligible for consideration in United Soccer Coaches college rankings, a school must be a member of the United Soccer Coaches College Services Program.
The next set of college rankings will be released on Tuesday, Sept. 10 and will also include the first regular season rankings for NCAA Division II and Division III programs.
NATIONAL – POLL 1 – SEPTEMBER 3, 2019
|Rank||School||Prev||1st Votes||Total Points||W-L-T|
|1||Wake Forest University||4||16||727||2-0-0|
|3||University of Maryland||1||9||682||1-1-0|
|7||University Of Virginia||12||0||539||2-0-0|
|8||Saint Mary’s College of California||11||0||525||2-0-0|
|9||University Of Kentucky||8||0||482||1-0-0|
|11||University of Notre Dame||9||0||429||1-0-0|
|12||Coastal Carolina University||NR||0||395||2-0-0|
|13||University Of Washington||RV||0||364||2-0-0|
|15||University of Central Florida||15||0||311||1-1-0|
|16||Michigan State University||7||0||271||0-0-2|
|18||Florida Gulf Coast University||NR||0||202||1-0-1|
|20||University Of North Carolina||6||0||173||0-1-1|
|21||University Of Akron||3||0||152||0-2-0|
|22||University of New Hampshire||RV||0||125||2-0-0|
|23||University of Connecticut||RV||0||102||1-0-0|
|24||West Virginia University||23||0||84||1-1-0|
|25||United States Air Force Academy||19||0||66||1-0-0|
Records are through games of Sept. 1, 2019
Also receiving votes: California State University, Northridge (52), University Of Denver (48), University Of Louisville (47), St. John’s University (41), Seattle University (27), Florida International University (23), Mount St. Mary’s University (18), Creighton University (15), University Of Michigan (14), Loyola University Chicago (11), Hofstra University (10), Georgia Southern University (9), Oregon State University (8), Princeton University (6), North Carolina State University (6), Boston College (5), James Madison University (5), LIU Brooklyn (4), Southern Methodist University (3), University of California-Irvine (2)