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Regional Digest: UConn Women No. 1 In AAC Soccer Poll

UConn Women No. 1 In AAC Soccer Poll The UConn women's soccer team was voted as the favorite in the American Athletic Conference preseason coaches' poll, earning 76 points. The reigning AAC champions were awarded four first-place votes from the league's 10 coaches. Junior forward Rachel Hill was unanimously chosen preseason offensive player of the year. UConn won its first AAC championship last season. The Huskies then made their 29th NCAA Tournament appearance, where they fell to Penn State 1-0 in the second round. Hill was voted preseason co-offensive player in 2014 along with Lena Petermann, a sophomore from UCF. Hill led the team in points last season with 16 goals and...