Coming off an 18-6 season and a trip to the NCAA Quarterfinals in 2019, Leilanni Nesbeth and her Florida State Women’s Soccer teammates are once again expected to finish towards the top of the ACC. Florida State was selected to finish second in the league as announced by the conference on Tuesday.
Florida State gained 123 points, trailing only North Carolina who earned 129 points. Florida State also finished second in the ACC in first-place votes with three, five less than North Carolina. FSU was also one of two teams to place three student-athletes on the preseason All-ACC Team – redshirt senior Malia Berkely, junior Jaelin Howell, and junior Yujie Zhao.
Florida State begins the season on September 17th when they take on Notre Dame at home.
2020 ACC Women’s Soccer Preseason Coaches Poll
129 North Carolina – (8 First-Place Votes)
123 Florida State – (3 First-Place Votes)
113 Virginia – (2 First-Place Votes)
79 Notre Dame
64 Virginia Tech
50 Wake Forest
35 Boston College