Notre Dame tops NSCAA men’s soccer Coaches Poll

Over the weekend, the UCLA men’s soccer team took advantage of an offensive explosion to upend top-ranked Akron. As a result, the Zips have fallen from the top spot to No. 10 in the latest NSCAA Coaches Poll.

UCLA jumped a spot to No. 8 thanks to their win, while the Notre Dame Fighting Irish advanced to 4-0 on the season and jumped from No. 4 to the top spot, receiving 15 first-place votes.

Rounding out the top three was Clemson and North Carolina.

The full NSCAA Coaches Poll can be seen below:

RANK SCHOOL POINTS RECORD PREVIOUS
1 Notre Dame (15) 606 4-0-0 4
2 Clemson (5) 593 3-0-0 2
3 North Carolina (2) 549 2-0-0 3
4 Indiana 524 3-0-1 5
5 Maryland (1) 516 2-0-1 7
6 Syracuse 486 4-0-0 6
7 UC Santa Barbara 468 4-0-0 10
8 UCLA (1) 403 1-1-1 9
9 Charlotte 394 2-0-0 19
10 Akron (1) 375 2-1-0 1
11 Denver 346 3-0-1 13
12 Utah Valley 314 3-0-0 18
13 San Diego State 302 2-0-1 23
14 Creighton 298 1-1-0 8
15 Virginia Tech 239 3-0-0 NR
16 Kentucky 221 2-0-1 17
17 Virginia 211 1-0-1 12
18 Radford 204 3-0-0 20
19 Butler 155 2-0-1 NR
20 American 124 2-0-2 NR
21 Wake Forest 120 2-1-0 21
22 Delaware 118 3-0-0 NR
23 Vermont 89 4-0-0 NR
24 Stanford 76 0-1-3 15
25 Boston College 67 3-1-0 11

Also receiving votes: University of Connecticut (51), University Of Louisville (35), Elon University (23), North Carolina State University (23), Buffalo, University at (20), Gonzaga University (20), Dartmouth College (20), Temple (19), Duke University (17), Loyola University Chicago (16), Seattle University (15), Southern Methodist University (15), Penn State University (10), Rider University (8), University Of South Carolina (7), Saint Louis University (6), University of North Florida (5), University Of South Florida (5), University Of Washington (4), University Of California (4), Old Dominion University (2), Oregon State University (2)

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Video: UCLA men’s soccer team scores 3 goals in 32 seconds
Video: UCLA men’s soccer team scores 3 goals in 32 seconds