Florida Gators soccer predicted to win SEC title

Special report on the Florida Gators soccer team:

Birmingham, Ala. – Florida was predicted to win to the 2017 Southeastern Conference women’s soccer title in voting by the league’s 14 head coaches. This marks the 19th time that the Gators have been tabbed by the coaches to win the title.

South Carolina is ranked fourth in the United Soccer Coaches Preseason Rankings while Florida is seventh, Auburn 1­0th and Arkansas 17th.

Points were compiled on a 13-12-11-10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis, though each coach was not allowed to vote for their own team.

The 25th season of women’s soccer in the SEC season begins August 18.

Preseason Coaches’ Poll

  1. Florida
  2. Texas A&M
  3. South Carolina
  4. Missouri
  5. Arkansas
  6. Auburn
  7. Tennessee
  8. Vanderbilt
  9. Ole Miss
  10. Alabama
  11. LSU
  12. Kentucky­
  13. Georgia
  14. Mississippi State
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Andrew Spivey
Andrew always knew he wanted to be involved with sports in some capacity. He began by coaching high school football for six years before deciding to pursue a career in journalism. While coaching, he was a part of two state semifinal teams in the state of Alabama. Given his past coaching experience, he figured covering recruiting would be a perfect fit. He began his career as an intern for Rivals.com, covering University of Florida football recruiting. After interning with Rivals for six months, he joined the Gator Country family as a recruiting analyst. Andrew enjoys spending his free time on the golf course and watching his beloved Atlanta Braves. Follow him on Twitter at @AndrewSpiveyGC.