Utah State edges out Boise State

[WAC WOMEN] Utah State, second last season in the WAC with a 5-2-1 regular-season record, has been selected as the favorite for the 2010 season ahead of Boise State, which won the 2009 WAC Tournament championship.

Utah State junior forward Shantel Flanary garnered Preseason Offensive Player of the Year honors, while San Jose State junior defender Jessica Ingram was selected as the Preseason Defensive Player of the Year.

2010 WAC Preseason Women’s Poll
1 Utah State (3) 59
2 Boise State (6) 58
3 San Jose State 40
4 Nevada 36
5 Fresno State 35
6 Hawaii 30
7 Idaho 28
8 New Mexico State 26
9 Louisiana Tech 12

2010 Preseason All-WAC Team
Player Yr. Pos. School
Shannon Saxton Sr. F Boise State
Chelsea Small So. F Idaho
Natalie Ratnavira Jr. F Nevada
Shantel Flanary Jr. F Utah State
Brandy Hickox Jr. MF Boise State
Mari Punzal Sr. MF Hawaii
Jill Erickson Sr. MF Nevada
Lindsay Roberts Jr. D Boise State
Kendall VanDine Jr. D Fresno State
Jessica Ingram Jr. D San Jose State
Kaitlyn Revel Sr. GK Fresno State

Preseason Offensive Player of the Year
Shantel Flanary, Jr., F, Utah State

Preseason Defensive Player of the Year
Jessica Ingram, Jr., D, San Jose State

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