ACC Women’s Soccer: ACC Teams Among Final NSCAA Top 25

League finishes the 2014 season with six teams in the Top 25, and holds the top two spots

GREENSBORO, N.C. (  - Following a historic 2014 season, a national-best six Atlantic Coast Conference women’s soccer teams found themselves ranked in the final National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Top 25. 

Five teams landed in the top 12 led by national champion Florida State (24-1-1) with the No. 1 final ranking. NCAA College Cup runner-up Virginia (23-3-0) finished at No. 2, followed by No. 8 North Carolina (14-4-2), No. 11 Notre Dame (14-6-2) and No. 12 Virginia Tech (16-6-0). Clemson (13-3-3) rounded out the ACC’s six teams at No. 21. 

It was a banner year for ACC women’s soccer, as six teams were selected to the NCAA Women’s Soccer Championship, and the College Cup Final featured two ACC teams for the third time in league history. In the title game, Florida State topped Virginia, 1-0, to win its first NCAA Women’s Soccer Championship in program history, and give the ACC its 22nd NCAA Women’s Soccer title (North Carolina owns 21 NCAA titles). Current ACC schools have combined to win 25 NCAA Women’s Soccer Championships, with Notre Dame claiming three prior to joining the league in 2013.