@ACCWSoccer Teams Among Final NSCAA Top 25
Thursday December 12, 2013
League finishes the 2013 season with four teams ranked in the top five
GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) - Following a historic 2013 season, eight Atlantic Coast Conference teams found themselves ranked in the final National Soccer Coaches Association of America Top 25.
Four teams landed in the top five, including ACC Champion Florida State (23-2-3) at No. 2, ACC regular season champion Virginia (24-1-1) at No. 3, Virginia Tech (19-5-3) at No. 4 and North Carolina (20-5-0) at No. 5. Notre Dame (13-8-1) finished at No. 14, followed by Duke (9-9-6) and Boston College (13-10-1) were ranked No. 18 and No. 19, respectively, while Wake Forest (12-7-2) rounded out the ACC’s contingent at No. 21.
It was another banner year for ACC women’s soccer, as it saw eight teams selected for the NCAA Championship, including an NCAA-record all four No. 1 seeds. All eight teams advanced to the third round, while an NCAA-record six teams earned a berth in the Quarterfinals. The ACC had three teams in the Women’s College Cup for the second time in league history. Virginia was the No. 1 in the nation for nine weeks of the season, while a total of six teams held a Top 25 ranking for at least nine weeks of the 2013 season.