Published: September 13, 2010
found itself tested by a pair of road matches in California this weekend, but Anson Dorrance’s Tar Heels came away with a set of 1-0 victories to maintain their undefeated status and #1 ranking in the latest TopDrawerSoccer.com Women’s Tournament 64 National Ranking
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. You can see the entire ranking here
remains at #2 in the ranking after a pair of wins. Boston College
and Texas A&M(w) move up a spot each respectively following the overtime loss by Notre Dame
Friday night at UCLA
also moved up from 8 to 6, with Maryland
also climbing following their victories this weekend. The number of teams leaving (and entering) the ranking this week climbed into double digits, as top teams within conferences or contenders for at-large bids begins to take shape.
Meanwhile Texas A&M(w)’s Rachel Shipley has been named TopDrawerSoccer.com Player of the Week following her role in the Aggies two road wins this weekend. Shipley scored twice in her team’s 3-1 win at Indiana
, and then added 2 assists including a killer pass on a golden goal as the team defeated Purdue 2-1. The full TopDrawerSoccer.com Women’s Team of the Week for Monday Sept. 6 through Sunday Sept. 12 is as follows.
GK – Tara Campbell, Duke
D – Julie King, Auburn
M – Caitlin Blosser, Princeton
M – Jenna Richmond, UCLA
M – Sinead Farrelly, Virginia
M – Rachel Shipley, Texas A&M(w)
F – Christen Press, Stanford
F – Salma Tarik, Hofstra
F – Taylor Isenhower, Memphis
F – Vicki DiMartino, Boston College
F – Sade Ayinde, MarylandPlayer of the Week: Rachel Shipley, Texas A&M(w)
The TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Week is chosen after consulting match reports from all DI matches played in the preceding week.