United Soccer Men’s Top 25
Seven ACC teams populate the top 15 of this week’s United Soccer Men’s Top 25. Wake Forest continues to lead the conference in polling with North Carolina and Louisville also sitting among the top 5 teams in the nation.
The Demon Deacons with a 6-0 conference record and 13-1 overall lead the Atlantic Division in the conference.
North Carolina leads the Coastal Division with a conference tally of 4-1-1 and the Tar Heels are 11-2-1 overall.
The majority of the teams stand firm in the poll. The movers, going up are Clemson four places and Duke one spot while Notre Dame takes a hit losing five places this week.
Pitt and Virginia Tech grab spots in the RV category.
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United Soccer Men’s Top 25 – The Poll
- #2 Wake Forest
- #4 North Carolina
- #5 Louisville
- #7 Clemson
- #10 Virginia
- #12 Notre Dame
- #15 Duke
- RV Pitt (#30)
- Virginia Tech (#39)
United Soccer Men’s Top 25 – Players Of The Week
This week’s ACC Men’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week honors go to Diego Campos of Clemson. The ACC Men’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week honors go to Mauriq Hill of Pitt.
The Tigers’ Campos had a big week with eight points in two games. Assisting on two goals, Campos helped Clemson to a 2-0 win over Gardner-Webb. Campos delivered a hat trick in the 4-1 win over Duke. Within the first twenty minutes of the game Campos had netted two goals and delivered his third in the 52nd minute of the game.
Campos is tied with a team leading seven goals for the Tigers and is tops with eight assists.
Hill was a key element for the Pitt defense in their two wins last week. Holding Penn State to four shots on goal the Panthers defeated the Nittany Lions for the first time since 1978, 3-2. Hill help Pitt upend #7 Notre Dame, 1-0 by holding the Irish to just three shots on goal.