The Winona State University women's soccer team has been picked to finish third in the 2016 NSIC Women's Soccer Preseason Coaches' Poll.
The Warriors received one first place vote and a total of 188 points overall. Augustana received 215 votes to top the list, followed by Minnesota State with 213 points.
The Warriors return All-NSIC performers Abby Bohanski, Meg Riebau and Kenzie Rose. All three were also named NSCAA All-Region after a great 2015 season. Bohanski was the NSIC Freshman of the Year.
Last season the Warriors advanced to the NCAA Tournament of the second straight season.
Winona State will be on the pitch for the first time next Monday against Luther College at 7 p.m. in an exhibition match in Winona. The first regular season match is September 2 at Michigan Tech. The first home match will be September 11 against Ferris State.