Cowgirl Soccer Picked Third In Preseason Big 12 Poll - - Oklahoma City, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports |

Cowgirl Soccer Picked Third In Preseason Big 12 Poll

Posted: Updated:

Oklahoma State is the preseason pick to finish third in the Big 12 Conference standings in 2015, it was announced by the league office today.

In a vote of the league’s head coaches, who were not allowed to choose their own team, West Virginia was selected as the Big 12 favorite. The two-time defending conference champion Mountaineers received seven of the nine first-place votes from the coaches.

Also ahead of OSU is Texas Tech, which received the remaining two first-place votes. Following the third-place Cowgirls are Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, TCU and Baylor with Iowa State rounding out the list.

Head coach Colin Carmichael’s Cowgirls return 10 starters, including four All-Big 12 performers, from a 2014 squad that finished 10-10-1 and advanced to the NCAA Women’s Soccer Championship for the second consecutive year. OSU was runner-up to West Virginia in the Big 12 standings a year ago as the Cowgirls finished 5-2-1 in league play.

OSU has twice been crowned Big 12 regular season champions, with those titles coming in 2008 and 2011.

The Cowgirls will host SMU in a preseason exhibition match next Friday at the Cowgirl Soccer Complex before opening the regular season at home against Mercer on Aug. 23.

Live Radar

WARN Interactive

More Sports

  • OU Sooners

    Find the latest sports news, schedules and more for the OU Sooners now!

  • OKC Thunder

    Thunder Up! Get the latest sports news, game highlights, videos and updates on the team.

  • TU Golden Hurricane

    Follow the TU Golden Hurricane! Get sports scores, news and highlights.

  • ORU Golden Eagles

    ORU Golden Eagles fans can find the latest news on the team, scores and video here!

Powered by Frankly
News 9
7401 N. Kelley Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73111 is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KWTV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.