GREENVILLE, Pa. - The Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) released its annual preseason women's soccer coaches' poll and its "Players to Watch" list Tuesday. Waynesburg University was picked to finish fifth out of the 10 conference programs.
The Yellow Jackets received 58 total points from the coaches after finishing tied for fourth in the PAC standings in 2013 with a 5-3-1 conference record (8-8-1 overall). Preseason favorite and defending conference champion Thomas More College garnered 99 total points and nine first-place votes. Grove City College received the other first-place vote, and was slated in the second spot with 88 points. Westminster College (70) and Washington & Jefferson College (68) were picked to finish in third and fourth place, respectively.
On the same day the poll was released, the conference also unveiled its 60th anniversary team, which celebrates the PAC's organization in 1955.
Trasi Pollino was a four-time All-PAC pick, including first team selections after her sophomore, junior, and senior campaigns. She totaled 14 goals and eight assists as a senior for 36 total points. Pollino, a Deer Lakes graduate, finished second in the conference in goals and total points during her final season for Waynesburg.