The High 25 went 23-Zero towards unranked groups to open the season, leaving the rankings principally unchanged with No. 1 Clemson and No. 2 Alabama on the high of the primary regular-season AP faculty soccer ballot of 2019.
The Tigers acquired 54 first-place votes out of 62 within the media ballot, up two from the preseason. The Crimson Tide acquired the remaining eight within the ballot offered by Areas Financial institution.
The one High 25 group to lose was Oregon, which slipped to 16 after dropping a thriller to Auburn. The Tigers moved as much as 10th.
The final time the High 25 groups went undefeated towards unranked foes in a full, regular-season weekend was October 2017 (15-Zero the week of Oct. 15). The final time just one ranked group misplaced in a full weekend of video games was Sept. 21, 2013.
The highest seven groups within the preseason rankings held their spots Tuesday. Clemson and Alabama have been adopted by No. Three Georgia, No. four Oklahoma, No. 5 Ohio State, No. 6 LSU and No. 7 Michigan. Notre Dame moved up a spot to No. Eight and Texas was ninth. Florida slipped three spots to No. 11.
One other document for Alabama. The Crimson Tide is ranked within the high 5 for the 56th consecutive week, relationship to Nov. 8, 2015. That breaks a tie with Miami, which went 55 straight weeks within the high 5 from Oct. 8, 2000-Oct. 26, 2003.
MOVING IN, BUT NOT OUT
No. 24 Boise State was the one group to maneuver into the rankings this week, however in an odd quirk, no group fell out. There was a tie at No. 25 between Nebraska and Iowa State. The Broncos are ranked once more after rallying from 18 factors all the way down to beat Florida State on the highway Saturday. Boise State has been ranked for not less than one week the final 18 seasons.
The final time there have been 26 groups within the high 25, with a tie for the ultimate spot, was Nov. 18, 2012. The final time a full schedule of faculty soccer was performed and no groups fell out of the rankings was Nov. 6, 2016.
IN CASE YOU WERE WONDERING
There have been thrice because the AP ballot expanded to 25 groups in 1989 that no ranked groups misplaced throughout a regular-season weekend schedule. In 1996, High 25 groups went 11-Zero main into the second regular-season ballot. The High 25 had two undefeated weeks in September 2004, going 18-Zero the opening weekend of the season and 19-Zero a couple of weeks later.
The Southeastern Convention has 4 groups within the high 10 and 6 within the high 12. The final convention to symbolize half of the primary dozen groups within the rankings was the SEC on Sept. 7, 2013: No. 1 Alabama; No. 6 South Carolina; No. 7 Texas A&M; No. 9 LSU; No. 11 Georgia; No. 12 Florida.
Large Ten — 7.
SEC — 6.
Pac-12 — 5.
Large 12 — 3.
ACC — 2.
American — 1.
Mountain West — 1.
Impartial — 1.
RANKED vs. RANKED
No. 12 Texas A&M at No. 1 Clemson. Rematch of final yr’s sport in Faculty Station, when the Tigers wanted a late cease of a two-point conversion to carry on for the victory.
No. 6 LSU at No. 9 Texas. First regular-season assembly since 1954.