Southern Conference Announces Pre-season Women's Soccer Poll

Friday, August 30, 2002

Spartanburg, SC (August 30, 2002) - The Southern Conference released the women's soccer pre-season poll as selected by the coaches Friday. Furman University was selected to win the 2002 title, tallying seven first place votes and 97 points. East Tennessee State was selected to finish tenth with 19 points. UNC Greensboro, winner of the 2001 Southern Conference tournament, was picked third overall with 85 points. The coaches also named an 11-member preseason all-league team. East Tennessee State University opens the season tonight at 7:00 versus the Radford Highlanders. 2002 Women's Preseason Poll 1. Furman (7) 97 2. Western Carolina (3) 88 3. UNC Greensboro 85 4. Georgia Southern (1) 73 T5.Davidson 58 College of Charleston 58 7. Appalachian State 46 8. Wofford 38 9. Chattanooga 32 10.East Tennessee State 19 11.The Citadel 11 2002 Women's Soccer Preseason All-League Team GK Mandi Tinsley, Western Carolina D Christie Nipaver, Georgia Southern D Jennifer Kennedy, UNC Greensboro D Allie Park, Furman MF Katie Carson, Furman MF Tara Maloney, Davidson MF Amanda Bernard, Georgia Southern F Claire Wigfall, College of Charleston F Heather Maloney, Davidson F Emily Turgeon, Furman F Danielle Petro, Furman
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WSOC ETSU 2 Spartanburg, S.C.
Aug 21 USC Upstate 0
MSOC Virginia Tech (Ex) 1 Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 22 ETSU 2
WSOC ETSU 3 Radford, Va.
Aug 24 Radford 1
VB ETSU 0 Blacksburg, Va.
Aug 28 Virginia Tech 3
WSOC Tennessee Tech 0 Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 28 ETSU 1
MSOC ETSU 1 Clemson, SC
Aug 28 Clemson University 3
VB ETSU 0 Radford, Va.
Aug 29 Washington St. 3
VB ETSU 3 Radford, Va.
Aug 29 LIU Brooklyn 1
WSOC NC State 2 Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 30 ETSU 0
MSOC High Point University Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 1, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
WSOC Eastern Kentucky Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 2, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
FB Kennesaw State Home
Sep 3, 7:30 p.m. ETSU
VB ETSU Troy, Ala.
Sep 4, 4:00 p.m. Alabama St.
VB ETSU Troy, Ala.
Sep 5, 10:30 a.m. CSU Bakersfield
VB ETSU Troy, Ala.
Sep 5, 3:30 p.m. Troy
MSOC ETSU Radford, VA
Sep 5, 7:00 p.m. Radford University
WSOC Navy Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 6, 1:00 p.m. ETSU
MSOC ETSU Boone, NC
Sep 9, 7:00 p.m. Appalachian State University