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McNeese Soccer Tabbed to Finish Seventh in SLC Preseason Polls

The McNeese soccer team is predicted to finish seventh in both the Southland Conference preseason coaches' and sports information director polls, which the conference office released on Wednesday.

Two-time defending league champion Stephen F. Austin has been selected to repeat for a third straight season in both the coaches' and sports information polls.

McNeese returns 13 letterwinners and five starters from last year's squad that finished 8-10-2 overall and advanced to the SLC Tournament.

The Cowgirls open the 2013 season on Fri., Aug. 13 against Jacksonville State. The match kicks off a string of five consecutive non-conference home contests, including key match-ups with Texas State and Louisiana Tech in town on the same weekend.

Coaches' Poll
Team Points
1. Stephen F. Austin (11)143
2. Lamar (2) 127
3. Oral Roberts 118
4. Southeastern LA 101
5. Houston Baptist 95
6. Sam Houston State 92
7. McNeese State 77
8. Northwestern State 67
9. Central Arkansas 65
10t. Abilene Christian 37
10t. Nicholls 37
12. UIW 30
13. A&M-Corpus Christi 25

SID Poll
Team Points
1. Stephen F. Austin (11) 143
2. Lamar (1) 130
3. Oral Roberts (1) 116
4. Sam Houston State 106
5. Houston Baptist 91
6. Southeastern LA 88
7. McNeese State 79
8t. Central Arkansas 69
8t. Northwestern State 69
10. UIW 37
11. Abilene Christian 35
12. Nicholls 31
13. A&M-Corpus Christi 20

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