For the twentieth time in program history, the University of Florida soccer team has been named the SEC favorite by the confernce’s head coaches.
The Gators took the pole position despite South Carolina garnering a higher ranking in the United Soccer Coaches Poll earlier this month.
Florida returns ten starters from a program that went 17-7 and earned an Elite Eight berth a year ago. Three returnees made the All-SEC team (Parker Roberts, Rachelle Smith, and Deanne Rose).
The 2018 SEC Preseason Coaches Poll:
- TEXAS A&M
- SOUTH CAROLINA
- MISSISSIPPI STATE
Florida opens the season on Friday with a home date against Washington. The match is set to begin at 7PM from Dizney Stadium.