Slowly but surely, the Boise State soccer team is advancing up the ladder in the WAC. The young Broncos were chosen to finish fourth in the preseason poll of league coaches.
has been picked to finish fourth in the Western Athletic Conference this season
according to a poll of WAC soccer coaches. The
Broncos received 45 points, just behind
, which received 49 points.
is the overwhelming choice to win the WAC after finishing last season with a
perfect 7-0 league record. The
Aggies return seven starters from last year's team.
was voted second, with
chosen fifth and followed by
San Jose State
in eighth and
junior forward Shannon Saxton was named the WAC's Preseason Offensive Player
of the Year. It is the first such
honor for the Bronco program. Saxton
holds the school record for career assists with 13 and ranks second in career
goals (23) and points (59).
is building for a great
2010 as this year's team features just three seniors—forwards Andrea Huerta,
goalkeeper Jennifer Burns and middle forward Kaylea Perenon.
Coach Steve Lucas's Broncos open the season this Friday at