Illini soccer ranked 19th

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Coach Janet Rayfield’s Illinois soccer team was ranked 19th in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America’s preseason poll that was released Tuesday.

The Illini finished 17-5-2 last season and were 19th in the final poll.

Illinois is scheduled to play No. 3 Wake Forest, No. 6 UCLA, No. 9 Penn State and No. 22 Virginia Tech this season,
National champion Stanford was No. 1 in the preseason poll.

NCSAA Preseason Top 25
TEAM    ‘11        Record
1. Stanford    1        25-0-1
2. Duke    2        22-4-1
3. Wake Forest     4        18-4-4
4. Florida State    3        18-7-1
5. Oklahoma State    5        22-2-2
6. UCLA    7        16-1-4
7. Virginia    6        17-5-2
8. North Carolina    13        13-5-2
9. Penn State    8        21-5-0
10. Pepperdine    10        15-2-4
11. Boston College    15        12-6-3
12. Central Florida    12        13-5-6
13. Maryland    11        12-6-4
14. Memphis    9        22-1-1
14. Texas A&M    21        16-6-2
16. Marquette    16         18-4-0
17. Santa Clara    20         13-2-6
18. Long Beach State    14         18-6-1
19. Illinois    19        17-5-2
20. West Virginia    18        17-5-0
21. Florida    RV        17-8-0
22. Virginia Tech    22        14-8-1
23. Boston University    17        19-3-1
24. South Carolina    25        17-8-0
25. Auburn     RV        15-7-2
Also receiving votes: Ohio State, San Diego, Notre Dame, Louisville, Baylor, Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Miami, LSU, Dayton, William & Mary, Tennessee, Kentucky, Harvard
 

Sections (3):Illini Sports, Sports, Soccer
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