Rollins Preseason Favorite to Win SSC Title

WINTER PARK, Fla. (August 25, 2012) - With the top four teams separated by just 19 votes, Rollins narrowly edged 2011 SSC champ, Saint Leo, as the preseason favorite to win their third conference title and first since 2009. The poll was conducted among the league’s head women’s soccer coaches and sports information directors.

Rollins received 166 points, including three first-place votes. Very close behind was Saint Leo, which placed second with 163 points with nine first-place votes. Tampa (154) checks in just behind the Lions in third while nipping on the Spartans’ heels was Florida Tech, who received 147 points, including two first-place votes.

Lynn received 110 points to settle into the No. 5 slot in the poll. Nova Southeastern was sixth with 82 points.

Florida Southern (65), Barry (61), and Eckerd (24) rounded out the poll. more