first_img Published on October 6, 2015 at 5:36 pm Contact Connor: [email protected] | @connorgrossman Facebook Twitter Google+ Syracuse (7-2-1, 2-1-1 Atlantic Coast) slotted at No. 22 in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America poll released on Tuesday. It’s the first time SU has been nationally ranked since being tabbed as the No. 15 team in the preseason.The Orange has played only two ranked opponents this season — then-No. 7 Wake Forest and then-No. 23 Louisville — and came away with a loss and a tie in those matches, respectively. On the schedule remains matchups at No. 2 North Carolina on Saturday and against No. 5 Clemson on Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. at SU Soccer Stadium.Aside from Clemson and UNC, fellow ACC teams No. 6 Wake Forest, No. 7 Notre Dame, No. 10 Virginia were all listed in the Top 25 to round out six ranked teams in the conference.Syracuse hosts Albany (5-4-1, 0-1 America East) on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at SU Soccer Stadium before hitting the road to play the Tar Heels on Saturday. Comments AdvertisementThis is placeholder textlast_img read more