United Soccer Men’s Top 25
Wake Forest moves into the top spot of this week’s United Soccer Men’s Top 25. Three teams from the ACC populate the top 5 of the poll.
North Carolina and Clemson move up this week to join Wake Forest among the top teams in men’s college soccer.
The remaining teams in this week’s poll take a bit of a hit. Louisville drops from the top 5. Virginia drops from the top 10 and join the Cardinals in the top 15.
Notre Dame slips four places and Duke 3 in the rankings.
Grabbing spots in the RV category of the poll are NC State and Pitt.
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United Soccer Men’s Top 25 – The Poll
- #1 Wake Forest
- #3 North Carolina
- #4 Clemson
- #11 Louisville
- #13 Virginia
- #16 Notre Dame
- #18 Duke
- RV NC State(#31)
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 NC State’s Manny Perez. The ACC Men’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week honors go to Duke’s Will Pulisic.
The Wolfpack’s Perez helped power NC State past UNCW and Louisville. Perez assisted on two goals against UNCW then netted two and added an assist in the win over Louisville.
Duke freshman Pulisic tallied seven saves in his sixth shutout of the season, this time against Notre Dame. Pulisic has ratched up his per game save average to 6.67 over the last three games.
United Soccer Men’s Top 25 – ACC Nation Podcast
The ACC Men’s Soccer Championship seeding gets underway immediately following the conclusion of the regular season on Friday, October 27.
First round play will begin on November 1, quarterfinals on November 5 and semifinals on November 8 with games played at campus sites.
The championship game is set for Sunday, November 12 in Charleston, SC.
The selection show for the NCAA Men’s Soccer Championship is November 13. The College Cup will be played December 8 and 10 in Philadelphia.