Women's Soccer Picked To Win WCC, Three Named Preseason All-Conference

Women's Soccer Picked To Win WCC, Three Named Preseason All-Conference

SAN BRUNO, Calif. – For the second year in a row, No. 19 Santa Clara women's soccer has been picked to win the West Coast Conference in a preseason poll of the league's 10 head coaches. Three Broncos were also named to the Preseason All-WCC Team, tied for the most by a team.

Santa Clara edged out Pepperdine, the reigning champs, 77-76 in the poll with both teams picking up five first place votes.

Julie Doyle, Maddie Gonzalez, and Kelsey Turnbow were the three Broncos to be named Preseason All-WCC. The trio were also named to the 2017 All-WCC teams with Turnbow being named WCC Freshman of the Year, First Team All-WCC, and WCC All-Freshman, Gonzalez taking home second team honors, and Doyle nabbing First Team and All-Freshman.

The Broncos play their Red and White Scrimmage Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at Stevens Stadium and open the year at San Jose State Aug. 17 at 6 p.m. The home-opener is Aug. 20 at 7:30 p.m. vs. Cal.


Team (First Place Votes) Points
1. Santa Clara (5) 77
2. Pepperdine (5) 76
3. BYU 66
4. San Diego 52
5. Loyola Marymount 49
6. San Francisco 40
7. Portland 32
8. Gonzaga 31
9. Saint Mary's 14
10. Pacific 13


Name Institution Yr. Pos.
Joelle Anderson Pepperdine Soph. M/F
Mikayla Colohan BYU Soph. M
Julie Doyle Santa Clara Soph. F
Maddy Gonzalez Santa Clara Jr. F
Madeline Gotta Gonzaga Jr. F
Hailey Harbison Pepperdine R-Sr. D/F
Kimberly Hazlett Portland Jr. M/F
Summer Mason San Diego Sr. M/F
Brielle Preece Pepperdine R-Sr. GK
Kelsey Turnbow Santa Clara Soph. F
Emma Tyrnauer Loyola Marymount R-Sr. M

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