UCF Women's Soccer Among Nation's Top 25


Aug. 26, 2014

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By Jenna Marina

ORLANDO, Fla. (UCFKnights.com) - The UCF women's soccer team is on the rise in the national rankings this week. The Knights jumped up five spots to No. 18 in the NSCAA/Continental Tire poll on Tuesday.

UCF, which has been ranked or receiving votes in every NSCAA poll since Dec. 6, 2011, is the only American Athletic Conference program recognized among the Top 25. The Knights (1-0) sit atop the NSCAA's Northeast Region Top 10 ahead of fellow league members UConn (No. 3); Memphis (No. 6) and Cincinnati (No. 8).

Defending NCAA champion UCLA is the NSCAA's top-ranked team followed by Florida State, Virginia, Virginia Tech and Stanford among the top five. For a look at the complete Top 25, click here.

UCF also checks in at No. 23 in TopDrawerSoccer.com's national rankings. Soccer America will update its poll Wednesday.

The Knights have a top-10 matchup on tap when they travel to Texas to face seventh-ranked Texas A&M on Friday at 9 p.m. ET before meeting TCU on Sunday at 2 p.m. ET.

UCF soccer is presented by Napleton's Volkswagen. Season tickets are now available for $30, good for one-general admission seat to all 2014 regular season home matches. As a bonus, season-ticket holders will also receive a special soccer scarf. The GOLD Pass, which includes one general admission seat for all home men's soccer, women's soccer, volleyball, softball, women's basketball and track & field events, is available for $90. For more information on how to purchase tickets, visit UCFKnights.com or call 407-UCF-1000.



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