Defending MW Champion San Diego State Ranked No. 11 In Preseason NSCAA Poll

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - San Diego State will enter the 2013 women's soccer season ranked No. 11 in the preseason National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) top 25 poll released today. It is the first time since 2010 that a team from the Mountain West has appeared in the preseason NSCAA poll.

In 2012, the Aztecs were MW regular-season and tournament champions, advanced to the third round of the NCAA tournament and posted a record of 21-2-1. They return 16 letter winners and seven starters from last year's team, including senior defender, Haley Palmer, the 2012 MW Defensive Player of the Year.

The 2013 MW women’s soccer season gets underway Friday, Aug. 23 with all 11 institutions in action.