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Women's Soccer: Which Division-I College Teams Could Make A Late Run

ByLily Ford

Published on Thu Oct 28 2021

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Women's Soccer: Which Division-I College Teams Could Make A Late Run

Let's talk Women's College Soccer. As the fall continues on the soccer season is getting more and more competitive. This is a crucial part of the year for the sport as it is nearly coming to an end and playoff's and championships are just around the corner. So, how do the ranks look? And what players are standing out? Let's take a look.

On Sunday, Number 6 Duke took down and defeated the Number 1 team Florida State for their first lost of the season. This was an exciting game where no one stood down, but Duke's defense was to solid to get by. Duke will be finishing their regular season with a game against Louisville on Thursday, October 28th.

There has been a few shifts in the rankings for Women's Soccer. University of Virginia takes over the Number 1 spot as Florida State shifts to number 3 after their loss to Duke. The win for Duke moved them up to the number 2 spot.

Arkansas is currently on a 14 game winning streak after their win Sunday against Mississippi. This win also gave them the division title for SEC regular season. This latest win and their current streak as them in the number 4 spot for rankings. They will have their last regular season game on Thursday, October 28th against LSU.

Santa Clara had a huge win against top school Pepperdine last week pushing them up in the rankings and keeping their 16 game win streak alive. Pepperdine moved from being 3rd in rankings to 13. Santa Clara is currently sitting at 25.

Rutgers Women's soccer secured a part of the Big Ten title after their Sunday night win against Michigan State. They are on a 9-game win streak which is the longest in program history. They are currently ranked 6th in the NCAA standings. Rutgers will finish off their season this weekend with a games on Thursday and Sunday.

The Top 10 in the NCAA Women's Soccer ranking currently are:

  1. Virginia
  2. Duke
  3. Florida State
  4. Arkansas
  5. UCLA
  6. Rutgers
  7. North Carolina
  8. TCU
  9. Stanford
  10. USC

Things are bound to shift and move has the regular season comes to a close this week. It will bring an exciting and competitive play-off and tournament season. Keep your eyes peeled for these top schools and their winning streaks. You never know what will happen during play-offs and championships.

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