Aug. 25, 2000
Walnut Creek, Calif.- In a preseason poll conducted by Pac-10 soccer coaches, the UCLA women's soccer team edged 1999 Pac-10 Champion Stanford as this year's favorite to win the conference title.
No. 14 UCLA, which opens up its 2000 season tonight in South Carolina against No. 6 Clemson, received six of a possible 10 first-place votes. Stanford received the other four.
Here is the complete preseason coaches' poll with first-place votes in parentheses:
1. UCLA (6)
2. Stanford (4)
8. Oregon State
9. Washington State