On Top Again
Joe Meixell | Tuesday, September 16, 2008
Notre Dame head coach Randy Waldrum has put together five No. 1 teams in his ten years coaching for the Irish, four of them in the past five years.
Waldrum and the Irish were ranked No. 1 by three polls released Monday – Soccer America, Soccer Buzz and Top Drawer Soccer. The NSCAA poll and the Soccer Times poll will be released today.
Notre Dame (6-0-0) jumped UCLA with a 5-0 win over SMU this week. The Bruins played to a 0-0 draw with Brown on Sunday.
The week before the Irish jumped to No. 2 with wins over three ranked teams including previous No. 2 North Carolina and No. 12 Duke.
They will take on DePaul, Penn State and Louisville this week for their first chance to defend the No. 1 ranking in 2008.