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Seattle gets preseason nod
August 16th, 2013 6:57PM

TAGS:  college women


[WAC: Women] Seattle was selected as the favorite to win the 2013 WAC women’s soccer title.
Idaho and Utah Valley were tied for second in the pol.

Seattle returns seven starters from a team that went 9-9-2 in 2012 and finished fourth in the WAC.

Redhawks junior forward Stephanie Verdoia garnered Preseason Offensive Player of the Year honors, while teammate Julia Besagno was selected as the Preseason Defensive Player of the Year.

WAC Preseason Poll:
1. Seattle (6) 36
T2. Idaho 23
T2. Utah Valley (1) 23
4. Bakersfield 22
5. New Mexico State 21
6. Kansas City 13
7. Grand Canyon 9

Preseason WAC Awards:
All-WAC Team
Player Yr. Pos. School

Stephanie Verdoia Jr. F Seattle
Emily Noethe Jr. F Bakersfield
Layla Todd Jr. F New Mexico State
Lexi Robison Jr. MF Utah Valley
Julia Besagno Sr. MF Seattle
Erica Shelton Sr. MF Bakersfield
Katie Baran Jr. MF Idaho
Nitalia Zuniga Sr. D Idaho
Mary Hill Sr. D Seattle U
Chelsie Breen Sr. D Idaho
Lauren Sack Sr. GK Utah Valley
Preseason Offensive Player of the Year
Stephanie Verdoia, Jr., F, Seattle U
Preseason Defensive Player of the Year
Julia Besagno, Sr., MF, Seattle

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