MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Riding a seven-game win streak, the West Virginia University women’s soccer team is up four spots to No. 18 in this week’s TopDrawerSoccer.com Women’s Top 25 Poll.
The Mountaineers (11-2-2, 5-0 Big 12) earned two key Big 12 Conference wins at Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium over the weekend, defeating Iowa State, 2-0, on Oct. 11, and TCU, 3-2, in overtime on Oct. 13. WVU owns a three-point lead over Texas, the conference’s second-place team, and pushed its all-time conference regular-season record to 12-0-1.
The poll’s top four remain unchanged, as Virginia (14-0, 8-0 ACC) is No. 1, UCLA (12-1-1, 4-0-1 Pac 12) is No. 2, Florida State (12-0-3, 7-0-2 ACC) is No. 3 and North Carolina (12-2, 6-2 ACC) is No. 4. Portland (11-1-1, 3-0 WCC) moves up to No. 5 today.
Texas Tech (13-1-2, 3-0-2 Big 12) is the highest-ranked Big 12 team and moved up four spots to No. 7. Baylor fell out of the rankings this week.
The Mountaineers close out their regular-season home schedule this Friday, Oct. 18, against Kansas, at 7 p.m., at Dick Dlesk Stadium.
Friday night is “Dollar Night,” with all tickets, hot dogs, popcorn and Coca-Colas available for $1 each. Additionally, glowsticks will be handed out to the first 500 fans inside the gate.
Friday also is Senior Night, and seniors Kara Blosser
, Sara Keane
, Frances Silva
and Caroline Szwed
will be recognized prior to kickoff. It’s also Alumni Weekend, and former Mountaineers will be in attendance and recognized at halftime.