Defending champions Portland (NCAA Division I), Nebraska-Omaha (Division II) and Messiah (Division III) are ranked No. 1 in the NSCAA/adidas women's preseason polls.
Portland is ranked
No. 2 behind UCLA in the Soccer America Preseason Top 25.
Nebraska-Omaha returns eight starters, including third-team All-American and North Central Conference MVP Beth McGill
. The Mavericks also welcome back NCC Freshman of the Year Amanda Iwansky
, Brandie Beale
and Amber Richardson
Messiah returns 13 players who played in last year's D3 final when they edged the College of New
Jersey, 1-0. For the NSCAA/adidas preseason women's polls (D1, D2 & D3): https://www.socceramerica.com/article.asp?Art_ID=562137504