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Maryland Terrapins slip to No. 3 behind UConn and Creighton in men’s soccer coaches’ poll

The Maryland Terrapins remained unbeaten through last week’s matches, but a draw at unranked Seton Hall dropped them out of the top slot in the men’s soccer coaches’ poll.

Maryland (8-0-1) garnered three of 23 first-place votes and fell to No. 3 behind Connecticut (8-0-0) and Creighton (8-0-0). The Terps will host No. 12 Charlotte (7-1-0) tonight and Creighton on Friday night.

In the region, Georgetown (5-1-2) rose six slots to No. 17 and Old Dominion (4-1-0) dropped five places to No. 20 after losing to George Mason, which received votes and is 30th.

In the women’s poll,

1. Connecticut 8-0-0

2. Creighton 8-0-0

3. Maryland 8-0-1

4. Akron 5-0-2

5. North Carolina 7-1-0

6. Indiana 6-0-2

7. UC Irvine 8-1-0

8. Louisville 6-2-0

9. New Mexico 6-0-2

10. UC Santa Barbara 6-1-1

For the rest of the top 25 and a link to the women’s poll.....

11. Notre Dame 5-1-2

12. Charlotte 7-1-0

13. Boston College 6-2-0

14. Central Florida 6-1-1

15. St. John’s 5-2-1

16. South Florida 5-2-1

17. Georgetown 5-1-2

18. Northern Illinois 7-1-0

19. Penn State 5-2-1

20. Old Dominion 4-1-0

21. Kentucky 7-3-1

22. Washington 5-1-2

23. Furman 7-1-2

24. East Tennessee State 6-1-1

25. UCLA 5-3-1

For the women’s rankings, click here.

Steven Goff is The Post’s soccer writer. His beats include D.C. United, MLS and the international game, as well as local college basketball.


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