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Oct. 13, 2011
North Carolina and Maryland are consensus top three teams in this week's national polls. North Carolina is ranked No. 2 and Maryland is ranked No. 3 by the NSCAA, Soccer America and College Soccer News.
For the first time since the opening week of the season, five ACC teams are among the Top 25 of the NSCAA rankings. In addition to No. 2 UNC and No. 3 Maryland, Boston College is ranked 14th, Duke 22nd and Virginia 25th.
Duke junior Andrew Wenger leads the nation in scoring (37 points) and in goals scored (15). Wenger was named the National Player of the Week by both the NSCAA and College Soccer News.
ACC Co-Players of the Week Will Bates of Virginia and Andrew Wenger of Duke both earned spots on Soccer America's National Team of the Week.
Wake Forest saw a season-high 10 players attempt a shot in Tuesday night's nationally-televised (Fox Soccer Channel) match at College of Charleston. It marked the Demon Deacons' first appearance on national television since 2009.
Virginia Tech goalkeeper Kyle Renfro had eight saves in Tuesday night's match vs. Campbell, bringing his ACC-leading total for the season to 62.
Sophomore Nazmi Albadawi has scored NC State's last three goals dating back to last week, including the lone score in Tuesday night's 1-0 win over Georgia Southern.
Boston College's junior Kyle Bekker scored a pair of first-half goals in Tuesday's 2-0 win over Harvard. It was Bekker's second multi-goal effort of the season.