KANSAS CITY, Mo. – There are no more regular season games for the University of Pittsburgh men’s team, but that hasn’t stopped the Panthers are keeping their top ranked in the latest United Soccer Coaches poll.

The University of North Carolina continues to sit atop the women’s poll.

The Panthers completed their regular fall schedule at 5-0-0 and were No. 1 for the third consecutive week. Wake Forest University was No. 2 for the third straight week, while the University Kentucky moved up one spot to No. 3. North Carolina moved up a spot into the fourth position and Clemson University rounded out the top five.

On the women’s side, the Tar Heels are 9-0-0 and sit atop the poll where they have been all fall. Florida State University is second in the rankings for the seventh consecutive week. Texas Christian University jumped up two spots to the third position while the University of West Virginia climbed into the top five at No. 4 and Clemson dropped back into fifth.

Due to the pandemic, only teams competing in the fall are considered for the fall rankings. The number of teams appearing in each ranking is also lower due to the lower number of teams competing. The men’s poll consists of a Top Five national ranking and the women’s poll features a Top 15. There are no regional rankings.


NCAA Division I Men’s Ranking
Rank School Prev. W-L-T
1. Pittsburgh 1 5-0-0
2. Wake Forest 2 6-1-0
3. Kentucky 4 5-1-0
4. North Carolina 5 2-1-2
5. Clemson 3 5-2-1
NCAA Division I Women’s Ranking
Rank School Prev. W-L-T
1. North Carolina 1 9-0-0
2. Florida State 2 8-0-0
3. TCU 5 7-0-1
4. West Virginia 6 7-1-0
5. Clemson 3 6-3-0
6. Duke 4 6-3-2
7. Arkansas 7 6-1-0
8. Texas A&M 9 5-1-0
9. South Carolina 11 6-1-0
10. Virginia 10 7-2-1
11. Oklahoma State 12 5-2-1
12. Kansas 8 4-3-0
13. Vanderbilt NR 4-3-0
14. Notre Dame NR 4-4-0
15. Auburn 14 3-1-2