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Georgetown beats out Creighton in preseason poll
August 27th, 2013 4:35AM

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[BIG EAST: Men] Georgetown, the 2012 NCAA national runner-up, has been picked to the win the 2013 Big East men’s regular-season championship ahead of conference newcomer Creighton, which also advanced to last year’s College Cup.

Georgetown forward Steve Neumann, 2012 College Cup Most Outstanding Offensive Player, was named Preseason Offensive Player of the Year. Marquette’s Axel Sjoberg and St. John’s Tim Parker shared Preseason Defensive Player of the Year honors. Rafael Diaz of St. John’s was named Preseason Goalkeeper of the Year.

Preseason Big East Poll:
1. Georgetown (7)  79
2. Creighton (3)  75
3. Marquette 63
4. St. John’s 59
5. Xavier 49
6. Villanova 42
7. Providence 25
8. Butler 24
9. Seton Hall 18
10. DePaul 17

Preseason All-Big East Team:
Forwards
*Brandon Allen, So., Georgetown
*Steve Neumann, Sr., Georgetown
C. Nortey, So., Marquette
George Velasquez, Sr., Seton Hall
Dylan Renna, Sr., Villanova
Midfielders
Timo Pitter, So., Creighton
*Bryan Ciesiulka, Sr., Marquette
Oscar Umar, Jr., Villanova
Matt Walker, Sr., Xavier
Defenders
Eric Miller, Jr., Creighton
Axel Sjoberg, So., Marquette
*Tim Parker, So., St. John’s
Nick Hagglund, Sr., Xavier
Goalkeeper
Rafael Diaz, So., St. John’s
*denotes unanimous selection


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