Fresh off the North Carolina women's soccer team's 22nd national championship captured last Sunday in a 4-1 victory over Penn State, the Tar Heels are ranked No. 1 in the final Continental Tire/National Soccer Coaches Association of America released Tuesday.
The Tar Heels were a near unanimous selection in the final poll of the campaign receiving 32 of the 33 first-place votes with Stanford receiving the other vote.
Carolina received 824 total poll points and moved up to first after finishing 13th int he final regular-season poll. The 15-5-3 Tar Heels were followed in the Top 10 by Penn State, Stanford, Florida State, BYU, UCLA, San Diego State, Florida, Duke and Virginia.