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Kentucky Women’s Soccer in Preseason Top 25 for First Time in Program History

For the first time in program history, the Kentucky women's soccer team will begin the season ranked in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Top 25, coming in at No. 16 to start the 2015 season.

2015 NSCAA Top-25 Preseason Poll

1. Florida State (25)

2. Virginia (3)

3. Stanford (1)


5. Texas A&M

6. Penn State

7. North Carolina

8. Florida

9. Notre Dame

10. Pepperdine

11. South Carolina

12. West Virginia

13. Virginia Tech

14. Wisconsin

15. Texas Tech

16. Kentucky

17. Central Florida

18. California

19. BYU

20. Washington

21. DePaul

22. Clemson

23. Kansas

24. Rutgers

25. Georgetown

The first match of Kentucky's season will be a top-20 showdown at the Wendell & Vickie Bell Soccer Complex, as the No. 16 Wildcats will host the No. 20 Huskies at 7:30 p.m. ET on the SEC Network+.

Congratulations to Head Coach Jon Lipsitz and the women for achieving this. They're just the latest UK program to rise from relative unknown to Top-25 power.