49ers picked to finish second in Big West

The LBSU women’s soccer team tied for second and received one first-place vote in the 2013 Big West Preseason Coaches Poll.

The 49ers received 62 points to tie with UC Irvine for second place. Cal State Fullerton received five first-place votes and 72 points to claim the top spot. Cal Poly and Cal State Northridge rounded out the top five.

Three 49ers were also named to the Big West Preseason All-Conference team. Lyons, senior midfielder Eileen Maes and junior midfielder Taylor Nelson earned the honor.

 

2013 Big West Women’s Soccer Preseason Coaches Poll

1. Cal State Fullerton (5) 72

T2. Long Beach State (1) 62

T2. UC Irvine (1) 62

4. Cal Poly (2) 59

5. Cal State Northridge 54

6. UC Santa Barbara 30

7. Hawai’i 27

8. UC Davis 22

9. UC Riverside 17

 

2013 Big West Women’s Soccer Preseason All-Conference Team Name School Pos. Year

Ashley Edwards (UC Davis, MF, Sr.)

Sara Epps (Cal Poly, F, So.)

Tiana Fujimoto (Hawai’i, F, Jr.)

Taylor Hobson (Cal State Northridge, MF, So.)

Elise Krieghoff (Cal Poly, F, So.)

Natalia Ledezma (UC Irvine, F, Sr.)

Elizabeth Lyons (Long Beach State, F, So.)

Eileen Maes (Long Beach State, MF, Sr.)

Chloe McDaniel (Cal State Northridge, D, Sr.)

Taylor Nelson (Long Beach State, MF, Jr.)

Chelsey Patterson (Cal State Fullerton, MF, Jr.)

Cami Privett (UC Irvine, MF, Jr.)