Coaches Project Titans for Third Place

Aug. 15, 2005

Irvine, CA - Defending champion UC Santa Barbara has been picked to repeat as champion of the Big West Conference for the fourth time in the past five seasons in a pre-seasonn poll of the six head coaches.

Cal State Fullerton, which placed fourth in 2004, has been projected for third place but received one first-place vote. Cal Poly, picked for sixth place, also got a first-place vote with UCSB garnering the other four. Cal State Northridge was tabbed for second place, the same spot the Matadors held last year.

Here is the voting with 6 points for first place, 5 points for second, etc., and first-place votes in parentheses:

1. UC Santa Barbara (4) 33

2. Cal State Northridge 29

3. Cal State Fullerton (1) 22

4. UC Irvine 18

5. UC Riverside 13

6. Cal Poly (1) 11


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