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Hawai‘i Hilo comes in tied at the sixth spot with Grand Valley State in the week five poll.
HILO, Hawai’i – The Hawai’i Hilo women’s soccer team moved up a spot to now share the No. 6 ranking with Grand Valley State in the week five United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division II Rankings released Tuesday.
The Vulcans defeated Academy of Art, 7-0, this past weekend as they improved to 7-0-1 on the season.
Grand Valley State, the two-time defending national champions, sits at 8-1-2 overall with a 5-1 win over Davenport last weekend.
Hawai’i Hilo also remained atop the West Region Top 10 rankings with Western Washington swapping with Chico State as the Vikings moved to No. 2. Point Loma Nazarene remained at the No. 3 spot.
Dallas Baptist University (7-1-1) remained atop the Division II rankings despite a loss to then-ranked No. 24 Angelo State (now ranked No. 22).
PLNU also moved up one spot to a share of the No. 17 ranking with Frostburg State. The Vulcans and Sea Lions will play Oct. 24 in San Diego, California.
2022 Women’s Soccer Rankings History
|RANK||WEEK (DATE)||W-L-T||WEST RANK||PREVIOUS WEEK RESULTS|
|No. 6||Week 5 (Oct. 4)||1-0-0||No. 2||» Academy of Art (W 7-0)|
|No. 7||Week 4 (Sept. 27)||2-0-0||No. 1||» Chaminade (W 2-0)|
» Dominican (W 3-1)
|No. 15||Week 3 (Sept. 20)||0-0-1||No. 2||» Hawai’i Pacific (T 1-1)|
|No. 17||Week 2 (Sept. 13)||3-0-0||No. 2||» San Francisco State (W 3-1)|
» Stanislaus State (W 1-0)
» Regis (W 3-0)
|NR||Week 1 (Sept. 6)||1-0-0||No. 7||» Cal State East Bay (W 4-1)|
|NR||Preseason (Aug. 2)||0-0-0||–||–|
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