UCLA Women's Soccer Ranked No. 6 to Start the Year

Aug. 7, 2012

LOS ANGELES - The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) released its 2012 preseason women's soccer poll on Tuesday and UCLA checks in at No. 6 nationally. The Bruins move up one spot after finishing No. 7 in last year's final rankings.

UCLA returns 10 of 11 starters from a team that lost just one match in 2011, finishing with a 16-1-4 overall record. The Bruins also finished second in the Pac-12 last year behind Stanford, which is ranked No. 1 to start the year.

The Bruins kick off the 2012 season at UConn on Aug. 17. The team's home opener is on Aug. 26 against Illinois. Click HERE to purchase tickets for home UCLA women's soccer matches at Drake Stadium.

2012 NSCAA Preseason Rankings
1. Stanford
2. Duke
3. Wake Forest
4. Florida State
5. Oklahoma State
6. UCLA
7. Virginia
8. North Carolina
9. Penn State
10. Pepperdine
11. Boston College
12. Central Florida
13. Maryland
t14. Memphis
t14. Texas A&M
16. Marquette
17. Santa Clara
18. Long Beach State
19. Illinois
20. West Virginia
21. Florida
22. Virginia Tech
23. Boston University
24. South Carolina
25. Auburn


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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