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UConn Men’s Soccer Begins 2016 Just Outside of Coaches' Top 25

The Huskies have the most votes of teams that were not ranked in the poll.

Ian Bethune/The UConn Blog

The UConn Huskies men's soccer team will begin the 2016 season unranked, but they are just outside the top 25 in the coaches poll. UConn comes in as the first team out of the top 25.

Ray Reid's team got 24 points in the poll, which was the third highest point total in the American. SMU received 298 points and was ranked 12th, while USF checked in at 19th in the nation with 197 points. Tulsa was second in received votes, with 20 points.

In addition to the three conference foes that received votes, UConn will play three ranked teams this season, including two road trips to teams ranked in the top 10.

After their first three games at home, the Huskies will be heading on the road to Washington, D.C. to face the Georgetown Hoyas on September 10, who will begin the season ranked No. 10.

There is no rest for UConn, either. The following Tuesday, September 13, they will be in South Bend to face No. 9 Notre Dame, .

On October 18, No. 11 Boston College will come to Morrone Stadium to face the Huskies.

As for the other teams in the American in the rankings, two are at home and one is on the road. SMU will come to Storrs in the final game of the regular season on November 5 and USF will be visiting on October 15. The Huskies will be traveling to Tulsa on October 1.