After several weeks with Virginia at the top, North Carolina's 2-1 overtime win in the ACC tournament final vaults the Tar Heels into the No. 1 spot in the latest TopDrawerSoccer.com Women's DI Top 25.
Alessia Russo bagged the game-winning goals for the Heels, which move to 19-1-1 on the season. It was the first loss of the season for the Cavaliers, who will still receive a No. 1 seed in the upcoming NCAA tournament.
With UVA dropping down to No. 3, Stanford checks in at No. 2. The Cardinal wrapped up a perfect campaign in the Pac-12 with a 4-0 defeat against California. BYU, which remained at No. 4, secured the WCC regular season title and NCAA tournament automatic bid.
Rounding out the top five is Florida State, which lost 2-1 in overtime on Friday in the ACC tournament semifinals.