A pair of wins keeps North Carolina atop the TopDrawerSoccer.com Tournament 48 National Ranking this week. The Tar Heels are listed ahead of fellow winners Connecticut and Maryland. Akron holds its place after a win and a draw but New Mexico drops after losing to Tulsa.
The ranking is an effort to project the postseason NCAA Tournament field of 48 each week, including the automatic qualifiers from every DI conference. The ranking update is posted after reviewing all results from the previous week.
The honor, along with the 11-player Team of the Week, is awarded each week after a review of match reports through DI Men’s Soccer.
The entire Team of the Week is as follows:
M: Martin Murphy, North Carolina – Scored twice as the Tar Heels continued their good start with a pair of wins.
M: Coleton Henning, Furman –Scored 3 goals as the Paladins splits a pair of matches over the weekend.
M: Dylan Tucker-Gangnes, Washington – Again scored twice and played 200 minutes as the Huskies picked up a win and a draw.
M: Khiry Shelton, Oregon State – Had 2 goals and an assist as the Beavers picked up a win and a draw over the weekend.
F: Brandon Allen, Georgetown (m) – Scored twice as the Hoyas won a pair of matches.
F: Patrick Mullins, Maryland – Scored a goal and had 3 assists as the Terps picked up a win and a draw at home.
Player of the Week: Ben Sweat, South Florida