UCF and Louisville share top spot in poll

[AAC: Women] UCF and Louisville shared the No. 1 spot in the new American Athletic Conference preseason coaches' pol. UCF’s Marissa Diggs and Lianne Maldonado were voted the Preseason Defensive Player and Goalkeeper of the Year, respectively, while Rutgers’ Canadian star, Jonelle Filigno, was chosen as the Preseason Offensive Player of the Year.

AAC Preseason Poll:
T-1. UCF (4) 85
T-1. Louisville (5) 85
3. Rutgers 67
4. UConn 61
5. USF 59
6. Memphis 53
7. SMU 48
8. Houston 36
9. Cincinnati 28
10. Temple 18

AAC Preseason Awards:
Preseason Offensive Player of the Year
Jonelle Filigno, Rutgers, R-Sr., F
Preseason Defensive Player of the Year
Marissa Diggs, UCF, Sr., D
Preseason Goalkeeper of the Year
Lianne Maldonado, UCF, Sr., GK

Preseason All-AAC Team
*Charlyn Corral, Louisville, Sr., M
Kylie Davis, Memphis, Jr., M
Marissa Diggs, UCF, Sr., D
*Jonelle Filigno, Rutgers, R-Sr., F
Hayley Katkowski, Rutgers, So., M
Lianne Maldonado, UCF, Sr., GK
Christabel Oduro, Memphis, Sr., F/M
Sharla Passariello, USF, Sr., F
Shelby Redman, SMU, R-Jr., F
Diamond Simpson, Memphis, So., D/M
Angelika Uremovich, Louisville, Sr., M
*unanimous selection
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