Soccer team ranked 19th
The Illinois women''s soccer team is ranked 19th in latest NSCAA/adidas Top 25 poll, which was announced Tuesday.
Janet Rayfield''s Illini (13-5-2) dropped one spot from last week after going 1-1 in the Big Ten tournament. This week''s poll is the final one of the regular season.
Illinois is among three Big Ten teams in the Top 25, joined by No. 5 Penn State (19-2-1) and No. 8 Ohio State (16-3-3). Penn State, which defeated the Illini in the semifinals of the league tournament, lost to the Buckeyes in the final.