WAC Women's Preseason Polls Announced

RENO - The Wolf Pack was picked to finish in the middle of the pack in both the Media and the Coaches preseason polls.

Nevada was picked to finish 5th overall by the media, and 6th by the coaches. The Pack was 18-14 overall last season, losing in the championship game of the WAC Tournament.

2009-10 Preseason Women’s Basketball Coaches Poll

Rank Teams (1st-Place Votes) Points
1 Fresno State (5) 60
2 Louisiana Tech (3) 58
3 Boise State (1) 53
4 Idaho 39
5 New Mexico State 38
6 Nevada 28
7 Utah State 24
T-8. Hawai’i 12
T-8. San Jose State 12

Preseason All-WAC Teams
First Team
Shanavia Dowdell, Sr., F, Louisiana Tech
Tasha Harris, Sr., G, Boise State
Adrienne Johnson, Jr., F, Louisiana Tech
Jaleesa Ross, Jr., G, Fresno State
Madison Spence, Jr., G, New Mexico State

Second Team
Hayley Munro, Jr., G/F, Fresno State
Yinka Olorunnife, Jr., P, Idaho
Derisa Taleni, Sr., G/P, Idaho
Jessica Van Hoogen, Sr., G, Boise State
Lydia Whitehead, Sr., C, Utah State

Preseason Player of the Year: Shanavia Dowdell, Louisiana Tech

2009-10 Preseason Women’s Basketball Media Poll

Rank Teams (1st-Place Votes) Points
1 Louisiana Tech (14) 180
2 Fresno State (6) 167
3 Boise State (1) 136
4 Idaho 114
5 Nevada 104
6 New Mexico State 100
7 Utah State 72
8 Hawai’i 46
9 San Jose State 26

Preseason All-WAC Teams
First Team
Shanavia Dowdell, Sr., F, Louisiana Tech
Adrienne Johnson, Jr., F, Louisiana Tech
Yinka Olorunnife, Jr., P, Idaho
Jaleesa Ross, Jr., G, Fresno State
Madison Spence, Jr., G, New Mexico State

Second Team
Crystal Boyd, New Mexico State
Tasha Harris, Sr., G, Boise State
Hayley Munro, Jr., G/F, Fresno State
Derisa Taleni, Sr., G/P, Idaho
Jessica Van Hoogen, Sr., G, Boise State

Player of the Year: Shanavia Dowdell, Louisiana Tech


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