Dec. 7, 2000
Los Angeles -- The UCLA women's soccer team, fresh off its historic run at the 2000 NCAA College Cup in San Jose, Calif. this past weekend, finished No. 2 in the final NSCAA national rankings released Wednesday. It is UCLA's highest national ranking in program history.
UCLA, which ended the season with a 19-4-1 overall record, finishes the season ranked behind 2000 NCAA Champion North Carolina. The Tar Heels were 2-1 winners over the Bruins in Sunday's final.
Notre Dame, a team ranked No. 1 for most of the season and undefeated heading into the College Cup, is ranked third. Portland and Clemson round out the top-five.
Final 2000 NSCAA National Poll
1. North Carolina 2. UCLA 3. Notre Dame 4. Portland 5. Clemson 6. Penn State 7. Santa Clara 8. Connecticut 9. Nebraska 10. Brigham Young 11. Washington 12. Texas A&M 13. Virginia 14. Florida State 15. California 16. Dartmouth 17. Duke 18. Harvard 19. Florida 20. Stanford 21. USC 22. Hartford 23. Wake Forest 24. Marquette 25. Michigan