Women's soccer picked seventh in the WAC

Eryn Meyer is one of four seniors
anchoring this year's squad.
Denver, Colo.-----The San Jose State University women's soccer team is picked to finish seventh out of nine teams in a preseason poll of the Western Athletic Conference coaches.

The Spartans received 25 points in the poll of nine coaches.

Defending WAC champion SMU received seven of the nine first-place votes and is the preseason favorite of the conference coaches. Hawaii and Rice, which each received one first-place vote, are picked for a second place tie.

Boise State, Fresno State and Tulsa also are ahead of San Jose State in the poll. UTEP and Nevada round out the nine WAC schools that sponsor women's soccer.

The Spartans are coming off a 5-12-1 record in 2001.