UALR third, ASU 10th in preseason poll
UALR received 106 points, including three first-place votes, to finish third in the Sun Belt Conference women’s preseason poll released Wednesday, while Arkansas State finished 10th with 36 points.
South Alabama tops the poll with 109 points, including three first-place votes. Coastal Carolina finished second with 108 points and four first-place votes. Appalachian State and Louisiana-Lafayette round out the top five.
UALR junior forward Arola Aparicio and senior midfielder Quin Wilkes, as well as ASU junior goalkeeper Kelsey Ponder, were named to the preseason all-conference team.