Published Tuesday, October 22, 2013 AT 1:40 PM / Updated at 1:40 PM
Creighton soccer team slides to No. 22 after losses
Bluejays Today Omaha World-Herald

The Creighton men’s soccer team is ranked No. 22 in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America poll after losses at Michigan and against Villanova last week.

Creighton slipped 10 spots. Butler, CU’s next opponent, dropped out of the top 25 this week but stands second in the list of schools also receiving votes. California claimed the No. 1 ranking this week.

In the latest NCAA Ratings Percentage Index released on Monday, Creighton ranks No. 17 overall, down 11 places from a week ago. The RPI is one of the primary tools utilized by the NCAA for tournament team selections and seeding. The Jays are one of nine Big East squads listed among the top 60.

Butler, the Bluejays’ opponent on Wednesday, is ranked at No. 32 in the RPI. Seton Hall, CU’s foe this weekend, is No. 60.

The Jays dropped to No. 22 in the TopDrawerSoccer Top 25 rankings this week, down 14 slots from last week. Creighton fell 17 spots to No. 27 in the College Soccer News Top 30 rankings.

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