The opening week of the women’s college season is in the book, and UCLA, Notre Dame and Stanford, scratch, retaining their order for now.
Number 4 preseason selection Boston College was held to a draw by crosstown rivals Boston University, dropping them to 7th. Big movers included UC Irvine, Wisconsin-Milwaukee and San Diego. The only new team in the ranking this week was Ohio Valley Conference program Austin Peay, which replaced Murray State.
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The first TopDrawerSoccer.com Women’s College Team of the Week is out, and it is headlined by Dayton’s Colleen Williams (#45 on our Women's Preseason Upperclassmen Top 100), who has been selected as our Player of the Week for her performance in two wins for the Flyers.
Williams recorded 4 goals and 2 assists overall in wins against Cal Poly and Middle Tennessee State. The junior forward played club soccer in the Philadelphia area for FC Bucks.
The College Team of the Week is chosen after reviewing every match report for Division One soccer.
Following is the full list for Week One:
Tara Campbell, Duke (GK)
Chioma Ubogagu, Stanford
Camille Levin, Stanford
Lexi Kopf, UC Irvine
Ellie Rice, Santa Clara
Taylor Uhl, Minnesota
Tishia Jewell, UCF
Colleen Williams, Dayton
Katie Stengel, Wake Forest
Vanessa DiBernardo, Illinois
Stefanie Ochs, San Diego