The Aggies took the top spot in the preseason poll with 25 points and five first-place votes, followed by Seattle U in second place with 19 points and the other first-place vote. Utah Valley was third with 14 points, just ahead of Bakersfield in fourth place with 13 points. Kansas City and Grand Canyon rounded out the poll with 10 and nine points, respectively.
The preseason All-WAC team, as selected by the coaches, was also announced.
The 2014 season begins Friday, Feb. 7, with all six teams in action. The 2014 WAC Softball Tournament, hosted by Seattle U, will be held May 8-10, at Logan Field in Seattle, and will include all five eligible teams.
2014 WAC Preseason Softball Coaches Poll
|Rank||Team (1st Place Votes)||Points|
|1.||New Mexico State (5)||25|
|2.||Seattle U (1)||19|
2014 Preseason Softball All-WAC Team
|Emma Adams||New Mexico State||So.||3B|
|Kelly Barak||Grand Canyon||Jr.||SS|
|Caitlin Christopher||Kansas City||Jr.||C|
|Izzy Geronimo||Seattle U||So.||OF|
|Katie Kelley||Kansas City||So.||1B/RHP|
|Bubba Morrow||Seattle U||Jr.||C|
|Amanda Robinson||Utah Valley||Sr.||1B|
|Staci Rodriguez||New Mexico State||Jr.||OF|
|Josi Summers||Utah Valley||Jr.||RHP|
|Claire Zampini||Grand Canyon||Sr.||OF|