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Conference champions picked to defend titles
August 5th, 2008 10:30AM
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[PRESEASON WOMEN'S POLLS] Defending champions Charlotte (Atlantic-10) and Hawaii (WCC) have been tabbed to repeat as their women's conference champions, while Marist, last year's MAAC women's regular-season champion, has been picked to win the 2008 MAAC title.

ATLANTIC-10: Charlotte tied a school-record with 16 wins en route to its first-ever A-10 championship. Junior goalkeeper Lauren Brown, a second-team all-conference selection last season, is one of eight starters and 19 returning letterwinners for the 49ers.

ATLANTIC-10 PRESEASON POLL
1. Charlotte
2. Dayton
3. Saint Louis
4. Rhode Island
5. Fordham
6. Richmond
7. Duquesne
8. La Salle
9. Massachusetts
10. George Washington
11. Xavier
12. St. Bonaventure
13. Temple
14. Saint Joseph's
 
MAAC: Marist finished with 91 points in the MAAC poll, just one point ahead of 2007 MAAC champion Loyola (Md.). Fairfield's Nicole Cavallaro, the 2007 MAAC Rookie of the Year, has been chosen as the 2008 MAAC Preseason Player of the Year.

MAAC PRESEASON POLL
1. Marist 91
2. Loyola 90
3. Fairfield 88
4. Niagara 60
5. Siena 59
6. Manhattan 56
7. Iona 40
8. Canisius 30
9. Rider 26
10. Saint Peter's 10

MAAC PRESEASON ALL-CONFERENCE
Goalkeeper
Brittany Henderson, Loyola
Defenders
Robyn Decker, Fairfield
Sarra Moller, Loyola
Maria Baez, Marist
Lauren Tillotson, Marist
Midfielders
Ahna Johnson, Fairfield
Lina Staropoli, Loyola
Katie Zasly, Marist
Forwards
Nicole Cavallaro, Fairfield
Casey Frobey, Fairfield
Lea Day, Loyola
Stephanie Gartley, Niagara

WAC: Hawaii was selected to repeat as Western Athletic Conference champion in 2008 and swept the Players of the Year awards. The reigning WAC Offensive Player of the Year, Ambree Ako, garnered Preseason Offensive Player of the Year honors, while her  teammate, Tehane Higa, took home a share of the Preseason Defensive Player of the Year honor along with Utah State's defensive ace Lindsey Smart.

WAC PRESEASON POLL
1. Hawaii
2. Fresno State
3. Utah State
4. Boise State
5. Nevada
6. San Jose State
7. Idaho
8. Louisiana Tech
 
WAC PRESEASON ALL-CONFERENCE
Goalkeeper
Kory Lu, Hawaii
Defenders
Selena Gill, Fresno State
Tehane Higa, Hawaii
Nicole Mikula, Hawaii
Lindsey Smart, Utah State
Midfielders
Randi Baker, Boise State
Miranda Montejo, Nevada
Alison Sill, Fresno State
Forwards
Ambree Ako, Hawaii
Taryn Fukuroku, Hawaii
Shannon Saxton, Boise State



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