KANSAS CITY, Mo. – On Wednesday, United Soccer Coaches released the association’s preseason college rankings, sponsored by Verizon, for men’s and women’s soccer in all divisions of NCAA and junior college competition.
Defending men’s national champions Marshall University and 2020 runners-up Florida State sit atop the polls in NCAA Division I to kickoff the 2021 campaign.
At the NCAA Division II level, University of Charleston is No. 1 on the men’s poll and Flagler College is No. 1 on the women’s poll.
Tufts University claims the top spot on the men’s poll at the NCAA Division III level. On the women’s side, Messiah College is in the No. 1 spot.
Iowa Western Community College and Tyler Junior College sit in the No. 1 spots in the Junior College Division I men’s and women’s polls respectively.
At the Junior College Division II level, Southwestern Community College of Baltimore County-Essex is No. 1 on the men’s poll and Phoenix College is No. 1 on the women’s poll.
In NJCAA Division III, Dallas College-Richland claimed the top spot on the men’s poll, while Dallas College-Brookhaven claims the No. 1 on the women’s poll.
United Soccer Coaches Rankings – Aug. 4, 2021
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|NJCAA Division III||Men||Women|
United Soccer Coaches college rankings, released every Tuesday during the regular season, are an indicator of the week-to-week status of qualified programs and in no way should be used as a guide or indicator of eligibility for championship selection. To be eligible for consideration in United Soccer Coaches college rankings, a school must be a member of the United Soccer Coaches College Services Program.