Men's Soccer 2013 Preseason Top 25 Rankings

1#1 Maryland Men's Soccer 2013 Preview
MarylandEven if Patrick Mullins would have gone pro, this team could be ranked #1. With Mullins, there is no doubt.
2#2 North Carolina Men's Soccer 2013 PreviewNorth CarolinaNorth Carolina is, as always, loaded with talent. The biggest concern is replacing Scott Goodwin in goal.
3#3 UCLA Men's Soccer 2013 PreviewUCLABehind another great recruiting class, the Bruins and Coach Jorge Salcedo are the obvious favorites to win the Pac-12.
4#5 Indiana Men's Soccer 2013 Preview
Indiana The Hoosiers are going to miss Eriq Zavaleta, who netted 18 goals in 2012, but they will make another run.
5#5 Georgetown Men's Soccer 2013 Preview
GeorgetownBrandon Allen and Steve Neumann are two of the best players in the country and the Hoyas will ride them to a Big East title.
6#6 Creighton Men's Soccer 2013 PreviewCreightonCreighton made another nice run in the tournament. The Big East will be different, but this group is used to tough games.
7#7 Virginia Men's Soccer 2013 Preview
VirginiaWill Bates is gone, but Virginia has young talent ready to step up and fill the massive void.
8#8 Wake Forest Men's Soccer 2013 Preview
Wake ForestCoach Jay Vidovich has more than enough talent to put last year's disappointing tournament behind them.
9#9 Marquette Men's Soccer 2013 Preview
MarquetteStriker C. Nortey is back to provide another scoring option to a Marquette squad that returns a great defense.
10#10 Notre Dame Men's Soccer 2013 Preview
Notre DameThe Irish will have to navigate a tough ACC schedule without Ryan Finley and Dillon Powers.
11#11 Connecticut Men's Soccer 2013 Preview
ConnecticutThe Huskies return one of the best strikers in the country in Mamadou Doudou Diouf and keeper in Andre Blake.
12#12 Akron Men's Soccer 2013 Preview
AkronThere is a lot of talent to replace on Akron, but this group will once again reload.
13#13 Saint Louis Men's Soccer 2013 Preview
Saint LouisThe building process at Saint Louis by Coach Mike McGinty should culminate in a great season.
14#14 Charlotte Men's Soccer 2013 Preview
CharlotteA strong defense will keep Charlotte in every game as they adjust to life in Conference USA. Gentile will do the rest.
15#15 Michigan Men's Soccer 2013 Preview
MichiganThe Wolverines had a strong finish to the 2012 campaign and they are more talented this time around.
16#16 Tulsa Men's Soccer 2013 Preview
TulsaCristian Mata and Omar Mata lead a potent Tulsa offense who should be capable of another nice NCAA run.
17#17 Northwestern Men's Soccer 2013 Preview
NorthwesternAfter a nice showing in the NCAA Tournament, Northwestern and keeper Tyler Miller are ready to make another run.
18#18 Coastal Carolina Men's Soccer 2013 Preview
Coastal CarolinaEverybody except the rest of the Big South is going to miss exciting striker Ashton Bennett. CCU will be fine though.
19#19 New Mexico Men's Soccer 2013 Preview
New MexicoNew Mexico will have a handful of long road trips now that they are in Conference USA, but it is good for the program.
20#20 St. John's Men's Soccer 2013 Preseason
St. John'sThe Red Storm have a tough schedule in the Big East, but they can remain competitive if a new scorer emerges.
21#21 Stanford Men's Soccer 2013 Preview
StanfordStanford has the talent and experience on hand to quickly turnaround their disappointing 2012 campaign.
22#22 Michigan State Men's Soccer 2013 Preview
Michigan StateThe spartans are notorius for getting off to slow starts. We will find out soon if it happens yet again.
23#23 Kentucky Men's Soccer 2013 Preview
KentuckyWith a strong defense and striker Tyler Riggs, Kentucky can make a run at a Conference USA title.
24VCU Men's College Soccer Top 25 RankingsVCUCoach Dave Giffard has built a solid program at VCU and now it is time to sustain that success.
25Louisville Men's College Soccer 2013 Team PreviewLouisvilleThere are some big holes to fill, but the Cardinals have the talent to make another run to the quarterfinals.