9/9 Women's Soccer Top 25 Rankings

1#1 North Carolina Women's Soccer 2013 PreviewNorth CarolinaPassed the UCLA tests and rolled against West Virginia.  Notre Dame is a huge ACC matchup next Sunday.1
2#6 UCLA Women's Soccer 2013 PreviewUCLAIn spite of the loss to Carolina, the Bruins get a  big win over Duke on the road and are playing very well overall.3
3#7 Virginia Women's Soccer 2013 PreviewVirginiaPounded a strong Rutgers side. Morgan Brian has been huge in igniting the balanced offensive attack for UVA.4
4#4 Stanford Women's Soccer 2013 Preview
StanfordThe Cardinal are starting to roll with a big 3-0 win over ACC power Maryland this weekend.5
5#3 Florida State Women's Soccer 2013 Preview
Florida StateHad a draw against Oklahoma State but was okay against Oklahoma. The attack has to step it up in ACC play.2
6#19 Wake Forest Women's Soccer 2013 Preview
Wake ForestThe Deacons are off to a nice start  defensively. They could be a threat to make a deep run in the tourney.8
7#11 BYU Women's Soccer 2013 Preview
BYUHuge result against LSU and were resilient in beating Utah while being down a player for a good part of the match.7
8#15 Georgetown Women's Soccer 2013 Preview
GeorgetownThe Hoyas get a great result at NC State, which will help with their RPI come tourney time in November.11
9#14 Baylor Women's Soccer 2013 Preview
BaylorGood draw against Texas A&M in a tough place to play at College Station along with a good win over Missouri.9
10#13 Michigan Women's Soccer 2013 Preview
MichiganThe Wolverines keep rolling. They are very balanced and took care of Pepperdine with lockdown defending.13
11#21 Portland Women's Soccer 2013 Preview
PortlandTough loss at home against an excellent Wake Forest team. Missouri is another test next Sunday at Merlo Field.6
12#8 Notre Dame Women's Soccer 2013 Preview
Notre DameA big battle in Chapel Hill next Sunday welcomes the Fighting Irish to the grind of the ACC.12
13#2 Penn State Women's Soccer 2013 Preview
Penn StateSettled in and played well against Boston University. They have a test in Stillwater next Friday at Oklahoma State.10
14#20 California Women's Soccer 2013 PreviewCaliforniaScored six goals in two solid wins over Harvard and UC Davis. Santa Clara is next on September 19th in a rival match.17
15#10 Florida Women's Soccer 2013 Preview
FloridaTwo shutouts is a great sign for the Gators moving forward. If they defend like this they will be dangerous.16
16South Carolina Women's Soccer Logo
South CarolinaKnocked off Clemson and SMU. The Gamecocks have been stout defensively allowing just one goal in 2013.23
17#26 West Virginia Women's Soccer 2013 Preview
West VirginiaGood draw against Duke. Fell behind too quickly vs. Carolina but the Mountaineers are a deep run tourney threat.20
18Denver Women's Soccer Logo
DenverGreat power win over Alabama. The Pioneers are playing very well on both ends of the pitch. Colorado is next.21
19#5 Duke Women's Soccer 2013 Preview
DukeThe Blue Devils get the draw against WVU, but fall in a tough match to UCLA. Have to get the attack going.15
20#9 Marquette Women's Soccer 2013 PreviewMarquetteGood win over Colorado College. The Golden Eagles are starting to gain more confidence and are coming together.22
21Texas A&M Women's Soccer LogoTexas A&MA much needed draw against Baylor to compliment the six goal explosion against San Diego.NR
22#16 Boston College Women's Soccer 2013 PreviewBoston CollegeThe Eagles get a key win over Ohio State to propel them forward into the upcoming ACC slate.24
23Santa Clara Women's Soccer LogoSanta ClaraThe Broncos have recovered from a tough first two matches. A strong result against Maryland is a great sign.NR
24#12 Maryland Women's Soccer 2013 PreviewMarylandTwo tough losses at Stanford and Santa Clara. This will help the Terps deal with the ACC gauntlet ahead very well.14
25Virginia Tech Women's Soccer LogoVirginia TechTwo good, sound performances by the Hokies. They are in pretty good form heading to Thursday vs. Carolina.25