For the first time since September 1999, Creighton is the top-ranked men’s soccer team in the nation.
The Bluejays sit atop the latest National Soccer Coaches Association of America poll released Tuesday.
The Jays (3-0-0) received 11 votes, two more than second-ranked North Carolina, following a 3-1 victory over Columbia last weekend. Creighton held a slim 557-553 point advantage over the Tar Heels in the poll.
CU, which was ranked as high as No. 2 in each of the past three seasons, has now been ranked for 39 consecutive weeks.
In other polls:
>> Creighton, for the second straight week, was No. 1 in the latest College Soccer News Top 30 poll released Monday
>> The Jays ranked No. 2 in the Soccer America Men’s Top 25, released Tuesday
>> Creighton moved up five spots to No. 2 in Monday’s TopDrawerSoccer Top 25 rankings