(Aug. 24) -- As the season approaches kickoff, UCLA has been picked by the league's coaches as the favorite to win the Pacific-10 Conference women's soccer title this year. The Bruins garnered six of the ten first-place votes, while Stanford, the defending Pac-10 champion, took the other four. USC took third place, followed by California, Arizona State, Washington, Oregon, Oregon State and Washington State. Arizona was picked to finish in 10th place.
PAC-10 PRESEASON WOMEN'S SOCCER COACHES POLL
1. UCLA 2. Stanford 3. USC 4. California t5. Arizona State t5. Washington 7. Oregon 8. Oregon State 9. Washington State 10. ARIZONA
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