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Alberto Camargo | | November 14, 2022

We predicted every 2022 NCAA women's soccer tournament game, through the College Cup

Every NCAA women's soccer tournament game picked, through the College Cup

The 2022 DI women's soccer tournament is finally here, which means it's time to go game-by-game and pick my four College Cup semifinalists and the team I think will emerge as the national champion on Dec. 5 in Cary, North Carolina.

SEE THE FIELD: Take a look at all 64 teams, first-round matchups 

This year's field features a number of title contenders I considered, and decisions got increasingly difficult as I advanced through the rounds. But ultimately, I stuck with my midseason pick, and it's a name women's soccer fans have become used to seeing in the national title picture.

My College Cup picks:

I think Florida State, North Carolina, Alabama and UCLA will be the four national semifinalists at the College Cup. Even though I can obviously only pick one champion, all four of these teams could realistically win the national championship. Here are a few honorable mentions for teams I didn't pick for the College Cup, but I think could also make a run:

  • Notre Dame
  • Saint Louis
  • Stanford
  • Virginia
  • Michigan State

COLLEGE CUP: 2022-23 dates, times and schedule

My pick to win the 2022 national championship: North Carolina

I think the Tar Heels will win their 22nd national title and snap the 10-year championship drought — the longest in program history (their previous longest drought was just two years).

Click or tap here to look at my bracket picks in full:

Alberto Camargo's picks for the 2022 DI women's soccer championship Alberto Camargo's picks for the 2022 DI women's soccer championship

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