Senior Breann Fuller returns to the poll after redshirting in 2011-12.
Sept. 19, 2012
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—The Colorado State women’s swimming & diving team was picked to finish fifth in the Mountain West preseason poll. The poll was conducted by the nine Mountain West head women’s swimming & diving coaches.
“We’re pleased with the votes and honor that coaches recognize that we are a team on the rise,” Head Coach Christopher Woodard said. “That being said, the proof is in the pool, not on paper, and our focus will be to climb the Mountain West and NCAA ladder as quickly as possible.”
If the Rams can maintain that position in the season’s final standings, it will be their highest finish since also finishing fifth in 2009. With a four-place finish or better, CSU could finish in the top half of the conference standings for the first time since 2005.
In all, CSU received 34 total points, ahead of New Mexico (26), Fresno State (22), Nevada (17) and Air Force (11). San Diego State earned four-first place votes to edge Boise State as the preseason favorite. The Aztecs earned 60 total points, just ahead of the Broncos’ 59, despite the fact that Boise State earned five first-place votes. UNLV (48) and Wyoming (47) round out the top half of the standings.
The Rams finished seventh out of eight teams in 2011-12, Woodard’s first season in Fort Collins. The league has been expanded to nine teams this year with the additions of Fresno State and Nevada, and the loss of TCU.
With 10 returning seniors, five school-record holders, three 2012 all-conference athletes and one conference champion, the Rams are on the rise and positioned for a strong year. CSU begins the season Oct. 20 at Denver.
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