Article Written by Robert Ziegler, ESNN
Published: October 15, 2012
Matching 1-0 wins over Virginia Tech and Virginia have lifted the Florida State Seminoles to a 14-0-0 record on the season, maintaining Mark Krikorian’s team at the top of the women's college soccer Tournament 64 National Ranking, updated today
The ranking is an effort to project the women's college soccer postseason NCAA Tournament field of 64 each week, including the automatic qualifiers from every DI conference. The ranking update is posted each Monday after reviewing all results from the previous week.
Stanford, UCLA and Penn State remain in the 2-4 slots, while Georgetown moves up to #5 after a big win over Notre Dame on Friday. New teams in the ranking this week include Utah, Texas Tech, Long Beach State, Minnesota, Drake and Delaware.
The complete ranking can be seen here.
Meanwhile Megan Jurado of San Diego State is our TopDrawerSoccer.com Women’s College Player of the Week after she recorded 3 goals and 2 assists in helping the Aztecs to a pair of victories this week. The honor, along with the 11-player Team of the Week, is awarded each week after a review of match reports through DI Women’s Soccer.
The entire Team of the Week is as follows:
GK: Emmy Simpkins, Rutgers – Recorded 6 saves as the Scarlet Knights picked up a pair of shutout wins in Big East play.
D: Ines Jaurena, Florida State – Played 185 minutes in the back and scored a winning goal as the Seminoles took a pair of shutout wins.
D: Claire Magliola, Georgetown – Went 195 minutes in the back as the Hoyas recorded a pair of shutout wins.
D: Mary Kroening, Georgetown – Went 195 minutes in the back as the Hoyas recorded a pair of shutout wins.
D: Alexa St. Martin, Georgetown – Went 195 minutes in the back as the Hoyas recorded a pair of shutout wins.
D: Neela Mohan, Georgetown – Went 165 minutes in the back as the Hoyas recorded a pair of shutout wins.
D/M: Emily Jacobson, Marquette – Only team member to go 180 minutes as the Golden Eagles continued their fine form, clinching the Big East American Division with a pair of shutout wins.
M: Jo Dragotta, Florida – Scored 3 times as the Gators earned a pair of SEC wins.
F: Taylor Schram, Penn State – Scored 3 goals to help the Nittany Lions to a pair of victories.
F: Megan Jurado, San Diego State – Scored 3 goals and added 3 assists to help the Aztecs to a pair of wins.
F: Kelley Monogue, Texas A&M – Scored a pair of goals to continue her recovery from injury and help the Aggies to a pair of SEC wins.
Player of the Week: Megan Jurado, San Diego State