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Three WCC women's soccer teams nationally ranked

Aug. 21, 2012

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SAN BRUNO, Calif. -- Three West Coast Conference teams are ranked in the national Top 25, as the 2012 campaign is underway. Another, BYU, is sitting on the doorstep of the national poll.

WCC QUICK HITS

  • Three West Coast Conference teams are ranked in this week's NSCAA Top 25 poll: Pepperdine (8), Portland (18), and Santa Clara (25). In addition, BYU is receiving votes.

  • In a preseason poll, West Coast Conference head coaches have selected Santa Clara to win the 2012 WCC title. The Broncos play their first home match on Sunday afternoon against UC Riverside.

  • A record 15 WCC women's soccer matches will be televised nationally during the 2012 season. View a complete list via the schedule above.

  • The 2011 season marked the first time since 2005 that the WCC had four teams compete for the College Cup.

  • Portland's Ellen Parker is the first WCC Player of the Week for 2012. Parker scored the lone goal in the Pilots' 1-0 victory over then-No. 4 North Carolina.

    View the PDF above for complete notes and updated stats.