Title-Game Rematch Highlights Strong Friday Schedule (Fri. results added)

College soccer fans have four top options to see high-level Division I women's soccer action over the next few days, in Friday/Sunday tournament action at the following sites (rankings indicate the CS360 Composite National Rankings top-50 ... note that St. John's was in the CS360 top-50 a week ago while Missouri won the 2009 Big 12 Conference regular-season title)

• at #1 North Carolina  (#2 Stanford, #18 Duke and Missouri)

• #9 Texas A&M  (#16 Virginia Tech, #29 Washington State and Long Beach State)

• at #24 Marquette  (#35 Milwaukee, #41 New Mexico and #44 Auburn)

• at #42 James Madison  (#45 Villanova, St. John's and VCU)


Friday' schedule (Aug. 27) features 43 of the CS360 top-50 teams in action, highlighted by the following nine head-to-head showdowns (led by a rare August rematch of the previous season's NCAA title game, UNC vs. Stanford – more on that showdown in an upcoming blog post):


FRIDAY'S BIG GAMES  (both teams in CB360 top-50; 8/27)

#2 Stanford 2,  at #1 North Carolina 2 ... TIE

#11 Virginia 1,  at #14 Penn State 1 ... TIE

at #9 Texas A&M 5,  #16 Virginia Tech 3

#3 UCLA 1,  at #19 Wisconsin 0

#8 Santa Clara 0,  at #27 California 0 ...TIE

#13 Maryland 3,  at #39 Tennessee 1

#35 MIlwaukee 1,  #41 New Mexico 1  (at Marquette) ... TIE

at #24 Marquette 3,  #44 Auburn 0

at #33 Central Florida 2,  #50 San Diego State 0


FRIDAY'S OTHER KEY GAMES  (CB360 top-50; 8/27)

at #5 Portland 2,  SMU 0

at #6 Boston College 5,  Hofstra 0

#10 Wake Forest 2,  at East Carolina 1

at #12 Florida 3,  Florida Atlantic 0

Louisville 1,  at #15 South Carolina 0 ... UPSET

at #17 Rutgers 4,  Colgate 1

#18 Duke 3,  Missouri 1 (@UNC)

at #20 BYU 5,  Weber State 1

#21 Oklahoma State 1,  at Oregon 0 (2 OT)

at #23 San Diego 4,  Arizona 1

at Colorado College 1,  #25 Dayton 0 (OT) ... UPSET

Long Beach State 2,  #29 Washington State 1  (at Texas A&M) ... UPSET

#30 USC 1,  at TCU 0

#31 West Virginia 3,  at Bowling Green 0

#32 Washington 3,  at UMass 0 

#34 Texas 3,  at Texas San Antonio 1

#36 Ohio State 2,  at Pittsburgh 0

at #38 Georgia 3,  Utah 0

at #40 G'town 3,  George Washington 0

St. John's 1,  at #42 James Madison 0 ... UPSET

William & Mary 0,  at #43 UConn 0 ... TIE

#45 Villanova 2,  VCU 1  (at James Madison)

#47 Minnesota 2,  at Vanderbilt 1

Miami 1,  at #48 Purdue 1 ... TIE

#49 Siena 4,  at Stony Brook 2

 

Note: #4 Notre Dame and #28 Oregon State are idle this weekend ... #7 Florida State will return to action on Sunday, Aug. 29 (vs. Stetson), as will: #37 Michigan State (vs. Western Michigan) and #46 Illinois (vs. Ball State) ... Saturday's slate (Aug. 28) will feature a CS360 top-30 battle between #22 Memphis (home) and #26 LSU.

 editor@collegesoccer360.com