Arkansas soccer ranked 6th in final national poll

By: Matt Jones Matt Jones's Twitter account
Published: Tuesday, December 7, 2021
Arkansas coach Colby Hale is shown with players prior to a game against Tennessee on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, in Fayetteville.
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Arkansas coach Colby Hale is shown with players prior to a game against Tennessee on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, in Fayetteville.

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas was ranked No. 6 in the final United Soccer Coaches poll of the 2021 season.

The ranking is the Razorbacks' highest in an end-of-year poll in program history. Arkansas was 19-4-1 overall and lost 4-2 in penalty kicks at Rutgers in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament. 

Rutgers finished third in the poll. Florida State was ranked first after defeating BYU in penalty kicks in the national championship game. 

Arkansas, which won its third consecutive SEC regular-season championship this year, was the highest-ranked SEC team in the final poll, followed by South Carolina (10), Tennessee (11) and Ole Miss (18).

The Razorbacks had a 3-3-1 record against teams that finished the season ranked. 

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