Soccer Tabbed 21st in Soccer America Preseason Poll
Aug. 22, 2005
Lawrence, Kan. – The University of Kansas soccer team is ranked 21st in the Soccer America preseason poll, KU’s highest preseason ranking. Previously, Kansas was ranked 23rd in the NSCAA/adidas poll and 29th by Soccer Buzz Magazine.
The Jayhawks are coming off a 2-1 exhibition match victory over Drake on Saturday. KU will open the regular season on Friday, Aug. 26, against Michigan. Opening kick off is set for 5 p.m.
Soccer America PollRank Team1 North Carolina2 Notre Dame3 UCLA4 Portland5 Virginia6 Penn State7 Santa Clara8 Duke9 Connecticut10 Ohio State11 Nebraska12 Texas A&M13 Florida14 Princeton15 West Virginia16 Boston College17 Stanford18 Illinois19 Texas20 Tennessee21 Kansas 22 California23 Arizona24 Maryland25 San Diego
NSCAA/adidas PollRank Team `041 Notre Dame 12 North Carolina 53 UCLA 24 Virginia 75 Santa Clara 36 Texas A&M 57 Portland 68 Penn State 99 Connecticut 1310 Ohio State 811 Tennessee t1112 Duke t1113 Illinois 1414 Stanford t1915 West Virginia RV16 Boston College 1717 Nebraska 2218 Arizona 2519 Florida 2120 Washington 10t21 Princeton 4t21 Wake Forest NR23 Kansas 18 24 California RV25 Wisconsin RVAlso receiving votes: Clemson, Auburn, Colorado, Villanova, San Diego, Yale, Dayton, Texas, Maryland, Colgate
Soccer Buzz PollRank Team `041 North Carolina 22 Notre Dame 13 UCLA 34 Portland 65 Virginia 76 Penn State 97 Texas A&M 1 48 Santa Clara 49 Duke 1510 Connecticut 1811 West Virginia 2912 Ohio State 813 Nebraska RV14 Boston College 2115 Florida 1716 Tennessee 1117 Wisconsin 2318 USC NR19 California RV20 Princeton 521 Wake Forest NR22 Colorado RV23 Illinois 1224 Auburn 1325 Arizona 2526 Utah NR27 Texas 1928 Central Florida RV29 Kansas 1630 San Diego 30