Arizona women’s soccer begins the season ranked at No. 12 in the West Region by Soccer Buzz Magazine. Nationally, the team received votes in the preseason poll but was not a part of the top 30. The Wildcats ended last season ranked 24th in the nation and 10th in the West Region.
Seven of Arizona’s opponents this season received preseason rankings, including four Pac-10 teams. UCLA is the preseason favorite after claiming the No. 1 ranking.