Dayton Flyers tabbed preseason women’s soccer favorites in A-10

University of Dayton soccer coach Mike Tucker won his 300th career game Sunday when the Flyers knocked off Fordham. FILE PHOTO
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University of Dayton soccer coach Mike Tucker won his 300th career game Sunday when the Flyers knocked off Fordham. FILE PHOTO

Credit: Lisa Powell

Credit: Lisa Powell

The Dayton Flyers are the favorite win the Atlantic 10 women’s soccer championship this fall.

UD received 185 points – including eight first-place votes – in polling of the league’s 14 head coaches.

Also receiving preseason recognition was Alexis Kiehl, who made the preseason All-A-10 team for the second year in a row.

George Washington received five first-place votes and finished second in the balloting.

Winners of 11 regular season A-10 women’s soccer titles, the Flyers finished second in the league standings last season.