SU roundup: Hornets picked sixth in ODAC women’s soccer poll

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FOREST — The Shenandoah University women’s soccer team is picked sixth in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference race according to pre-season poll results released Wednesday morning by the conference office.

Shenandoah, which has advanced to the ODAC tournament in each of the past two seasons, has 91 points in the poll to come in 12 points behind No. 5 Bridgewater.

Lynchburg, the defending champion, is the pre-season pick to win it all again in 2014 after earning 141 and 10 first-place votes.

Washington and Lee and Virginia Wesleyan occupy the Nos. 2 and 3 positions in the poll after posting 130 and 124 points, respectively.

Voting was done on a 12-1 basis and coaches were unable to vote for themselves in the poll.

SU opens its season on Friday at Mary Washington.