By Brian Hoffman
The Roanoke College women’s soccer team has been picked sixth with 110 points in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) preseason coaches’ poll.
RC opens the season with a pair of road contest at Greensboro on September 1 and Johns Hopkins on Sept. 4. The Maroons have their home opener against Albion on Sept. 10 as part of the 2022 Roanoke Invitational Showcase. RC will take on Sewanee the next day on Sept. 11. Lynchburg will be the fourth team and will play a pair of neutral site games against Albion and Sewanee at the event.
Defending champion Virginia Wesleyan has been picked to repeat after picking up 161 points and eight of the 14 first-place votes. Bridgewater is picked second with 150 points and three first-place votes while Lynchburg is third with 148 points and two first-place votes. Washington & Lee received the final first place vote along with 141 points. Randolph-Macon narrowly edged the Maroons by one point with 111 for fifth place in the poll.