The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Vulcan women’s soccer team advanced eight spots to No. 7 in the latest United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division II Rankings released on September 27, after defeating Chaminade University (2-0) and Dominican University of California (3-1).
The Vulcans previously ranked as high as No. 15 after having made their debut on the top 25 rankings earlier at No. 17 in the week two poll.
The Vulcans also overtook the top spot in the West Region rankings as previous No. 1 Point Loma Nazarene University went 1-1 last week with a 2-1 loss to Concordia University Irvine in non-conference play.