Aggie Women's Hoops Picked To Finish Third By Coaches And Media; Sasha Weber Named Preseason Second Team All-WAC

The New Mexico State women's basketball team was selected to finish third in the preseason coaches and media polls and sophomore guard Sasha Weber garnered Second Team All-WAC honors. The Aggies return six players from the team that finished in eighth place overall during the 2012-13 season with a 15-16 overall record and 7-11 record in league play.

2013-14 Preseason Women’s Basketball Coaches Poll
Rank Teams (1st-Place Votes) Points
1 Seattle U (6) 62
2 Idaho (3) 59
3 New Mexico State 47
4 Kansas City 36
5 Bakersfield 32
6 Utah Valley 30
7 Texas-Pan American 25
8 Grand Canyon 23
9 Chicago State 10

2013-14 Preseason Women’s Basketball Coaches All-WAC Teams
First Team
Stacey Barr, Idaho
Alyssa Charlston, Idaho
Eilise O’Connor, Kansas City
Sylvia Shephard, Seattle U
Kacie Sowell, Seattle U

Second Team
Janae Coffee, Bakersfield
Judy Jones, Grand Canyon
Kim Nezianya, Kansas City
Ashley Ward, Seattle U
Sasha Weber, New Mexico State

Preseason Player of the Year: Kacie Sowell, Seattle U

2013-14 Preseason Women’s Basketball Media Poll
Rank Teams (1st-Place Votes) Points
1 Seattle U (11) 115
2 Idaho (1) 100
3 New Mexico State 80
4 Utah Valley 75
5 Bakersfield 66
6 Kansas City 53
7 Texas-Pan American 40
8 Grand Canyon (1) 38
9 Chicago State 18

2013-14 Preseason Women’s Basketball Media All-WAC Teams
First Team
Alyssa Charlston, Idaho
Judy Jones, Grand Canyon
Eilise O’Connor, Kansas City
Sylvia Shephard, Seattle U
Kacie Sowell, Seattle U

Second Team
Janae Coffee, Bakersfield
Tina Doughty, Utah Valley
Sasha Weber, New Mexico State
Stacey Barr, Idaho
Tyonna Outland, Bakersfield

Preseason Player of the Year: Kacie Sowell, Seattle U