SoCon Announces Women's Soccer Preseason Coaches' Poll
STATESBORO, Ga. - The Southern Conference announced their annual women's soccer preseason coaches' poll Wednesday. The Eagles were picked to finish 10th in this year's poll.
UNC Greensboro was selected as the preseason favorite in the conference. The Spartans were one of four teams to receive first place votes and led the way with seven.
Western Carolina came in second with three first place votes and was the only other team to receive multiple votes.
UNC Greensboro and Western Carolina led the way in the preseason all-conference voting with three players each being named to the Preseason All-Conference Team.
Georgia Southern returns second team All-SoCon team member Danae Kaimuloa (Escondido, Calif.). The Eagles get underway Saturday at Charleston Southern.
2009 Women's Soccer Preseason Coaches' Poll
1. UNC Greensboro (7) 114
2. Western Carolina (3) 107
3. Samford (1) 101
4. Furman 87
5. Davidson 86
6. College of Charleston (1) 77
7. Elon 60
8. Appalachian State 47
9. Wofford 40
10. Georgia Southern 37
11. Chattanooga 23
12. The Citadel 13
() Denotes first-place votes
2009 Women's Soccer Preseason All-Conference Team
F Kyri Bye-Nagel, Davidson
F Martha Hall, Furman
F Kristin Player, UNC Greensboro
F Amber Cress, Samford
MF Sara El-Shami, Furman
MF Nicole Danford, UNC Greensboro
MF Shanna Schmoker, Western Carolina
D Brittany Schneider, College of Charleston
D Lauren Lopez, UNC Greensboro
D Jenny Matteson, Western Carolina
GK Caitlin Williams, Western Carolina
- Category: Women's Soccer
- Published on Wednesday, 19 August 2009 13:09