WAC Women’s Basketball Preseason Media Poll, All-WAC Teams Announced
The Aggies received eight first-place votes, earning 165 points. Louisiana Tech was picked to finish second with 136 points and four first-place votes, just ahead of Denver with 128 points and one first-place vote. Seattle U was picked to finish fourth with 106 points and two first-place votes, followed by Texas State with 101 points and one first-place vote. Idaho was picked to finish in sixth place with 83 points, followed by San Jose State in seventh with 64 points. UTSA (56), New Mexico State (54) and UT Arlington round out the poll.
Reigning first team All-WAC honoree Christensen was voted Preseason Player of the Year and is the on the preseason All-WAC first team. Joining her on the first team are Alyssa Charlston of Idaho, Louisiana Tech’s Whitney Frazier, Diamond Ford of Texas State and Seattle U’s Kacie Sowell.
The Preseason All-WAC second team is comprised of San Jose State’s Ta’Rea Cunnigan, Stefanie Gilbreath of New Mexico State, Idaho’s Krissy Karr, Kelia Shelton of Louisiana Tech and Denver’s Emiko Smith.
2012-13 Preseason Women’s Basketball Media Poll
|Rank||Teams (1st-Place Votes)||Points|
|1||Utah State (9)||165|
|2||Louisiana Tech (4)||145|
|4||Seattle U (2)||111|
|5||Texas State (1)||105|
|7||San Jose State||70|
|9||New Mexico State (1)||56|
2012-13 Preseason Women’s Basketball Media All-WAC Teams
Alyssa Charlston, Idaho
Devyn Christensen, Utah State
Whitney Frazier, Louisiana Tech
Diamond Ford, Texas State
Kacie Sowell, Seattle U
Ta’Rea Cunnigan, San Jose State
Stefanie Gilbreath, New Mexico State
Krissy Karr, Idaho
Kelia Shelton, Louisiana Tech
Emiko Smith, Denver
Preseason Player of the Year: Devyn Christensen, Utah State