9/2 Women's Soccer Top 25 Rankings

1#1 North Carolina Women's Soccer 2013 PreviewNorth CarolinaQuiet week for the Tar Heels with 2 wins. Had to rally to beat New Mexico though. UCLA on Friday is a big test.1
2#3 Florida State Women's Soccer 2013 PreviewFlorida StateTwo good solid performances against Florida and UCF. The Seminoles are progressing well early on in 2013.2
3#6 UCLA Women's Soccer 2013 PreviewUCLAUCLA gets two big wins versus Marquette and Notre Dame.  Another great test next week with UNC and Duke.6
4#7 Virginia Women's Soccer 2013 Preview
VirginiaThe Cavaliers destroyed Penn State. The attack is not missing a beat without Caroline Miller so far in 2013.5
5#4 Stanford Women's Soccer 2013 Preview
StanfordSuffered a tough draw against Portland. They are looking to get the offense moving forward.3
6#21 Portland Women's Soccer 2013 Preview
PortlandThe Pilots are off to a nice start  defensively. They could be a threat to make a deep run in the tourney.10
7#11 BYU Women's Soccer 2013 Preview
BYUA key early season test on Monday against LSU will be a great sign of how the Cougars stand early on in 2013.9
8#19 Wake Forest Women's Soccer 2013 Preview
Wake ForestHad  to escape against North Texas. Katie Stengel continues to be a force leading the attack for Wake Forest.20
9#14 Baylor Women's Soccer 2013 Preview
BaylorA nice result for the Bears on the road in Seattle against Washington should build this teams confidence.15
10#2 Penn State Women's Soccer 2013 Preview
Penn StatePenn State suffered a tough 5-1 defeat at the hands of a very talented Virginia Squad.4
11#15 Georgetown Women's Soccer 2013 Preview
GeorgetownThe Hoyas are rolling offensively with seven goals this weekend. NC State on the road next will be a test.16
12#8 Notre Dame Women's Soccer 2013 Preview
Notre DameStruggled to get anything going against UCLA, but still has time before ACC play to get back rolling offensively.7
13#13 Michigan Women's Soccer 2013 Preview
MichiganA good result against the Aztecs. The Wolverines are talented and flying under the radar as a national title threat.14
14#12 Maryland Women's Soccer 2013 PreviewMarylandThe Terps get three wins this week soundly. First big test in the Bay Area next week against Stanford in Palo Alto.13
15#5 Duke Women's Soccer 2013 Preview
DukeGood bounce back week for Duke with two wins. UCLA and West Virginia are next in Durham and will be tests.12
16#10 Florida Women's Soccer 2013 Preview
FloridaTough loss against Florida State but a nice bounce back win over FIU. Oklahoma and Ok. State next up for Florida.8
17#20 California Women's Soccer 2013 Preview
CaliforniaGood draw against a talented Pepperdine team. The Bears are in pretty solid form early on in 2013.20
18#25 Pepperdine Women's Soccer 2013 Preview
PepperdineHuge win in College Station. The Waves are going to be a tough out with a trip to Michigan next up.25
19USC Women's Soccer Logo
USCThe Trojans have been  excellent offensively so far in 2013.  USC faces LSU in Minneapolis next Sunday.NR
20#26 West Virginia Women's Soccer 2013 PreviewWest VirginiaThe Mountaineers are playing with great confidence and will not be intimidated by UNC and Duke next weekend.24
21Denver Women's Soccer LogoDenverKristen Hamilton is leading the way as the Pioneers have picked up from the end of 2012 in top form.NR
22#9 Marquette Women's Soccer 2013 PreviewMarquetteA tough loss to UCLA but bounced back against Oakland. Marquette should get better as the season goes along.10
23South Carolina Women's Soccer LogoSouth CarolinaNo letdown from the Duke win with two good road performances this week. Clemson next for the Gamecocks.NR
24#16 Boston College Women's Soccer 2013 PreviewBoston CollegeThe offense was excellent in a 6-5 shootout win over Hofstra. The backline has to get better by ACC play.17
25Virginia Tech Women's Soccer LogoVirginia TechThe Hokies are quietly doing a nice job offensively with 14 goals in four matches so far in 2013.NR