Mountain Lions picked sixth

By Chris Spomer published August 19, 2010

The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was picked to finish sixth in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference's preseason women's soccer coaches poll.

The Mountain Lions were awarded 58 points, eight more than Mesa State (49 points) who was voted fifth. The Fort Lewis Skyhawks (19) were picked to finish atop the RMAC receiving five first place votes. Metro State (20) was slotted second, receiving a single point more than the Skyhawks.

Conference coaches ranked each team 1-13, excluding their own team, with one being the best and 13 the worst. Those rankings were totaled to provide the points.

The coaches also voted Regis' Marissa Davis as the preseason RMAC Player of the Year. Davis, a sophomore, was the RMAC Freshman of the Year for the 2009 season. Colorado School of Mines senior goalie Briana Schulze was selected preseason defensive player of the year.

Joining Davis and Schulze as Preseason All-RMAC selections are Davis' teammate Jordan Miller, Schulze's teammates Jessica Stark and Megan Woodworth, Madison McQuilliams of Metro State, Hayley Hollenga of Fort Lewis, Daniela Ramirez of Mesa State, Nicole Renko of Metro State, Christine Schmelzle of Fort Lewis and Brittany Corona of Colorado Christian.

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