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ASU Women’s Soccer Projected 10th In Preseason Poll PDF Print
Written by Brandon McGinnis   
Thursday, 09 August 2012 07:51

Appalachian State University women’s soccer was tabbed to finish 10th in the annual Southern Conference preseason coaches poll for the 2012 season, announced by the conference office on Wednesday. Samford, receiving 120 points and 10-of-12 first place votes, is projected to finish at the top of the conference, followed by College of Charleston who

earned 106 points and a first place vote. Following the Cougars is Furman with 97 points and the last of the first place votes. UNC Greensboro tallied 88 points to finish fourth, while Davidson finished fifth with 80 points.
Elon (77), Georgia Southern (53), Western Carolina (50), The Citadel (44), Appalachian State (37), Wofford (28) and Chattanooga (12) rounded out the remaining spots in the poll. With the releasing of the poll, the conference also released its preseason all-conference team. The Mountaineers will open their preseason schedule on Thursday, Aug. 9 at home against Big South favorite Campbell. Kickoff will be at 4 p.m. App State will start its regular season schedule in Clemson on Friday, Aug. 17.


2012 Women’s Soccer Preseason Coaches’ Poll


1. Samford (10)                                  120
2. College of Charleston (1)                     106
3. Furman (1)                                     97
4. UNCG                                           88
5. Davidson                                       80
6. Elon                                           77
7. Georgia Southern                               53
8. Western Carolina                               50
9. The Citadel                                    44
10. Appalachian State                             37
11. Wofford                                       28
12. Chattanooga                                   12
() denotes first-place votes


2012 Women’s Soccer Preseason All-Conference Team


F Vanessa Aponte, The Citadel
F Becca Fisher, Davidson
F Martha Hall, Furman
F Becca Smith, Chattanooga
MF Sarah Schaidle, College of Charleston
MF Mariana Garcia, The Citadel
MF Michelle Moll, Samford
D  Ali Simpson, Furman
D  Cat Barnekow, UNCG
D  Sabbath McKiernan-Allen, Samford
GK Kate Murphy, Elon




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