Five burning questions for 2013 season

Updated: August 19, 2013, 3:20 PM ET
By Graham Hays | espnW.com

Why is North Carolina still the team to beat?

No program repeats the way North Carolina does. Actually, no program repeats but North Carolina in women's college soccer. The Tar Heels are the only program to successfully defend a national championship since the NCAA era began in 1982. When one program wins 21 of 31 national championships, it does tend to limit the repeat opportunities for all the others.

That said, history isn't going to win games this season unless ...

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