UT Martin picked to repeat
[OHIO VALLEY: Women] UT Martin has been picked to win the 2013 Ohio Valley Conference women's title in a vote by the league's head coaches and sports information
UT Martin is coming off a season in which it went 13-6-3 overall and 8-1-1 in the OVC to become the fifth team in league history to claim both the regular-season and
tournament crowns in the same year.
Phil McNamara, the 2012 OVC Coach of the Year, will have eight starters back, including sophomore forward Saphyra Coombs-James, the OVC Freshman of the Year after ranking second in the league in points (24). Midfielder Hannah
McGowen and goalkeeper Mariah Klenke also return.
Austin Peay, second in the preseason poll, will have the 2012 OVC Player of the Year
returning in Colombian forward Tatiana Ariza, who led the OVC in shots (75), shots per game (3.95), points (32), points per game (1.68), goals (12), goals per
game (1.68), assists (8), assists per game (0.42) and game winning goals (4).
Ohio Valley Preseason Poll:
1. UT Martin (18 first-place votes)
2. Austin Peay (Four first-place votes) 177
3. Southeast Missouri 148
4. Eastern Kentucky 137
5. SIU-Edwardsville 133
6. Belmont 119
7. Jacksonville State 84
8. Morehead State 71
9. Eastern Illinois 60
10. Tennessee Tech 44
11. Murray State 35
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