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Women's Soccer Earns Top-20 Ranking
By: UCLA Athletics

Aug. 25, 1999

LOS ANGELES -- UCLA women's soccer (17-2-1 in 1998) earned a preseason No. 17 ranking by SoccerTimes today. The SoccerTimes rankings are determined by a pool of NCAA Division I coaches.

Earlier this month, the NSCAA ranked the Bruins No. 16 in its preseason poll, while Soccer Buzz ranked UCLA No. 6.

Following is the complete SoccerTimes poll:

Compiled by Gary Davidson
(First-place votes in parentheses.)

Rank       School               Record    Pts   LW
 1          Santa Clara (6)     22-1-1    294   -
 2          North Carolina (5)  25-1-0    290   -
 3          Notre Dame (1)      19-2-1    283   -
 4          Connecticut         21-2-2    247   -
 5          Florida             26-1-0    244   -
 6          Portland            19-3-2    238   -
 7          Nebraska            16-4-1    222   -
 8          Penn State          21-4-1    218   -
 9          Clemson             16-7-0    177   -
10          Dartmouth           16-2-2    170   -
11          William & Mary      17-3-2    164   -
12          Hartford            17-5-0    155   -
13          Virginia            13-7-2    147   -
14          Stanford            11-7-2    138   -
15          Michigan            14-7-1    128   -
16          San Diego State     19-3-1    125   -
17          UCLA                17-4-1    105   -
18          Vanderbilt          17-6-0     91   -
19          Northwestern        16-5-1     82   -
20          Brigham Young       20-5-0     79   -
21          Baylor              15-5-1     65   -
22          Harvard             12-5-1     52   -
23          Texas A&M           13-7-0     49   -
24          Duke                7-11-2     34   -
25          Wake Forest         13-7-1     28   -

Key: Pts - Total points. LW - Last week's ranking. t - tie.

Others receiving votes: Southern California 22, Georgia 11, California 9, Minnesota 7, Pacific 7, Richmond 7, Maryland 6, Wisconsin 5, Old Dominion 4, North Carolina-Greensboro 3, Massachusetts 2. James Madison 1.

Voting panel: Becky Burleigh, Florida, John Daly, William & Mary, Anson Dorrance, North Carolina, Jillian Ellis, UCLA, Alan Kirkup, Arkansas, Tracy Leone, Clemson, Marcia McDermott, Northwestern, Chris Petrucelli, Texas, Jerry Smith, Santa Clara, Len Tsantiris, Connecticut, Randy Waldrum, Notre Dame, John Walker, Nebraska.

Voting method: On each ballot, 25 points awarded for first place, 24 for second place, 23 for third, etc., to 1 point for 25th place.

EVENT INFORMATION
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Wednesday, Aug 12
vs. Missouri
Los Angeles, CA
0-0
Friday, Aug 21
at Long Beach State
Long Beach, CA
L, 0 - 1
Sunday, Aug 23
at San Diego
San Diego, CA
W, 1 - 0 (2OT)
Sunday, Aug 30
vs. Wisconsin
Los Angeles, CA
W, 2 - 1
Friday, Sep 04 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. Virginia
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Sep 06 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. Texas
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Sep 11 - 4:00 PM PST
at Wake Forest
Winston-Salem, NC
Sunday, Sep 13 - 10:00 AM PST
at North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC
Thursday, Sep 17 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. Pepperdine
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Sep 25 - 8:00 PM PST
vs. Oregon
Los Angeles, CA
Thursday, Oct 01 - 7:00 PM PST
at Washington
Seattle, WA
Sunday, Oct 04 - 11:00 AM PST
at Washington State
Pullman, WA
Friday, Oct 09 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. Arizona
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Oct 11 - 1:00 PM PST
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Oct 17 - 1:00 PM PST
at Oregon State
Corvallis, OR
Friday, Oct 23 - 6:00 PM PST
vs. Colorado
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Oct 25 - 1:00 PM PST
vs. Utah
Los Angeles, CA
Thursday, Oct 29 - 3:30 PM PST
at California
Berkeley, CA
Sunday, Nov 01 - 3:30 PM PST
at Stanford
Stanford, CA
Friday, Nov 06 - 6:00 PM PST
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Nov 13 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA First Round
TBA
Friday, Nov 20 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA Second Round
TBA
Sunday, Nov 22 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA Third Round
TBA
Friday, Nov 27 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA Quarterfinals
TBA
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