North Carolina has moved to the top spot of the TopDrawerSoccer.com Women’s Tournament 64 National Ranking following it’s impressive 3-0 win over Texas A&M(w) in the season’s opening weekend.
The Tar Heels move to #1 ahead of Stanford, which played #5 Boston College to a 1-1 draw and then defeated Boston University 2-1. The Cardinal are now listed #2 with UCLA, Notre Dame and Boston College following.
The ranking is a running effort to project the 64-team NCAA Tournament field, including all automatic conference and at-large bids to the field. It is updated every Monday through the season. See it here.
Meanwhile Virginia’s Meghan Lenczyk has been named TopDrawerSoccer.com Player of the Week following her role in the Cavaliers’ weekend wins over Liberty and Colgate. Lenczyk tallied 4 goals and an assist in the two matches. The full TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Week for Monday Aug. 16 through Sunday Aug. 22 is as follows.
GK – Kelsey Wys, Florida State
D – Jessica Schuveiller, Notre Dame
D – Brittiny Rhoades, South Carolina
M – Tahnai Annis, Florida
F – Nichole Schiro, Loyola (MD)
F – Kate Allen – Northwestern
F – Jessica Fuston – Texas Tech
F – Sydney Leroux – UCLA
F – Addie Eggleston – LSU
F – Heidi Sabatura – Villanova
F – Meghan Lenczyk – Virginia
Player of the Week: Meghan Lenczyk, Virginia
The TopDrawerSoccer.com team is chosen after consulting match reports from all DI matches played in the preceding week.