2001 Final Soccer America Top 20

Final 2001 regular season poll including games through Nov. 11. Conducted by the national weekly Soccer America and released in the Nov. 26 issue. Listing includes records through conference playoffs as well as NCAA tournament record and team lost to. Teams in bold type went on to reach NCAA Final Four. All tournament games decided by penalty kicks are considered ties.

  Nov. 11
NCAA Recap
1North Carolina19-0-05-1 (Santa Clara)
2Santa Clara17-2-06-0
3Portland16-3-04-1 (North Carolina)
4UCLA17-2-03-1 (Florida)
5Texas A&M13-3-13-1 (Portland)
6Florida17-3-14-1 (Santa Clara)
7Notre Dame17-2-11-1 (Cincinnati)
8Penn St.18-3-13-1 (North Carolina)
9Stanford13-3-22-1 (Texas A&M)
10Texas14-5-00-1 (SMU)
11Virginia14-3-23-1 (Santa Clara)
12Nebraska15-4-12-1 (Portland)
13St. Mary's14-2-21-1 (Stanford)
14West Virginia16-4-10-1 (Miami-OH)
15Clemson13-4-12-1 (Florida)
16Connecticut17-5-02-1 (Penn St.)
17Washington12-4-21-1 (Portland)
18Florida St.14-7-11-1 (Clemson)
19Auburn11-7-10-1 (Florida St.)
20Illinois12-7-10-1 (Syracuse)

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