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UF #13, FSU #15 in Latest MCLA D1 Poll

via the MCLA press release/website

ATLANTA – Virginia Tech was tabbed the preseason favorite in the MCLA Division I New Balance Coaches Poll and the results for Week One has the Hokies sitting in the same exact spot.

Virginia Tech (4-0) has raced to an undefeated start to the season and just took down two Top 15 teams this past weekend by an average of 9.5 goals. Just like in the preseason, the Hokies have garnered 25 of the 27 first-place votes to push 40 points clear of the field.

Georgia Tech (5-0), which was slotted fourth in the preseason, moves up to the number two chair strengthened by the remaining two first-place votes. The Yellow Jackets have already posted three Top 25 victories.

Chapman (1-0), which squeezed past No. 18 California (2-2) in the season opener, remains at No. 3 in the New Balance poll followed by South Carolina (4-0), which jumped eight spots from the preseason to No. 4.

Brigham Young (0-0) edged out Utah Valley (0-0) by a lone point to grab the fifth spot.

No. 22 James Madison (2-1) and No. 23 Clemson (3-2) enter the New Balance poll for Week One while Colorado and Boise State fall out.

MCLA D-I New Balance Coaches Poll – Week 1

1.Virginia Tech67325
2.Georgia Tech6322
4.South Carolina588
5.Brigham Young509
6.Utah Valley508
9.San Diego State472
10.Simon Fraser385
14.Arizona State291
15.UC Santa Barbara288
16.Florida State285
19.Cal Poly154
20t.Boston College150
22.James Madison128
24.Southern Methodist102

Others receiving votes: Colorado State (91), Tennessee (38), Boise State (36), Indiana (23), Baylor (21), Colorado (16), Texas A&M (14), Michigan State (13), Oklahoma (10), Sonoma State (10), Washington (10), Minnesota (7), Grand Canyon (7), West Virginia (5).