The Creighton women's soccer team was picked to finish eighth in the BIG EAST 2014 Preseason Coaches Poll on Wednesday, Aug. 13.
With a 9-8-1 finish to 2013, Creighton posted its 11th winning season in head coach Bruce Erickson’s 14 years. The season was highlighted by a seven-match winning streak and a 2-1-1 league start to the initial season as members of the BIG EAST Conference. Creighton, however, closed BIG EAST play with five consecutive losses.
Marquette, the two-time defending BIG EAST Champions, were picked to the win the 2014 BIG EAST women’s soccer regular-season crown. The Preseason All-BIG EAST Team also was announced. Coaches were not permitted to vote for their own players or their own team.
Preseason Offensive Player of the Year: Rachel Daly, Jr., D/F, St. John’s Preseason Defensive Player of the Year: Georgia Kearney-Perry, Sr., D/M, St. John’s Preseason Goalkeeper of the Year: Alejandria Godinez, Jr., DePaul
Daphne Corboz, Georgetown* Rachel Daly, St. John’s* Alex Godinez, DePaul Serina Kashimoto, Butler Georgia Kearney-Perry, St. John’s* Mary Luba, Marquette* Sophia Maccagnone, Butler Katie Martin, Villanova Mady Vicker, Marquette Elise Wyatt, DePaul Catherine Zimmerman, Providence