Bethany College is picked third and McPherson College is No. 6 in the KCAC Preseason Women’s Soccer Poll announced on Thursday.
Ottawa received seven of the 10 first-place votes by the coaches to earn the top spot with 79 points. Defending champion Kansas Wesleyan received two votes and 71 points, while Bethany was tabbed by one coach to win the title and tallied 67 points.
Rounding out the top five were Sterling and Southwestern with 52 points apiece.
McPherson College totaled 40 to head the second division, while the rest of the second division included Tabor (31), Friends (28), Saint Mary (20) and Bethel (10).