Andrew Hutchinson is a multimedia reporter for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. He is a graduate of the University of Arkansas.
Arkansas soccer ranked in preseason poll
Arkansas soccer is ranked No. 23 in the TopDrawerSoccer.com preseason poll. (photo courtesy Walt Beazley)
The Arkansas women's soccer team is one of four SEC teams ranked in the TopDrawerSoccer.com preseason top 25 poll, coming in at No. 23.
Texas A&M (No. 4), Florida (No. 5) and South Carolina (No. 9) are the other three ranked SEC teams.
The Razorbacks are coming off their best season in school history, going 15-8-1 and making the NCAA Tournament for the first time. Their season ended in a penalty-kick loss to Duke in the Sweet Sixteen.
Four of Arkansas' opponents are ranked in the poll. The Razorbacks will play Texas A&M and Florida in conference play, as well as No. 8 North Carolina and No. 12 Duke in non-conference play.