Oklahoma Wesleyan atop KCAC women’s soccer preseason poll

KCAC Communications

WICHITA, Kan. – Oklahoma Wesleyan University has been selected the top women’s soccer program within the KCAC this preseason by conference coaches.

The Eagles were the 2017 KCAC Women’s Soccer Regular Season and Tournament Champions, finishing the regular season with a perfect 11-0 conference record. Oklahoma Wesleyan and Ottawa advanced to the NAIA Women’s Soccer Tournament, both winning the opening round game against Lindsey Wilson College (3-0) and Hastings College (1-0), respectively. The Braves fell to the University of Northwestern Ohio, 2-1, in the next round, while the Eagles fell to William Carey, 4-0.

Oklahoma Wesleyan collected 12 first place votes and a total of 144 points for the top spot over Kansas Wesleyan’s 128 points. Ottawa was selected third in the poll with 125 points and the final first place vote.

2018 KCAC Coaches Poll

School, Total Points, (First Place Votes)

  1. Oklahoma Wesleyan University 144 (12)
  2. Kansas Wesleyan University 128
  3. Ottawa University 125 (1)
  4. Friends University 111
  5. York College 95
  6. Bethany College 76
  7. Southwestern College 75
  8. McPherson College 69
  9. University of Saint Mary 62
  10. Tabor College 48
  11. Sterling College  39
  12. Bethel College 27
  13. Avila University 16