Boise State

Boise State soccer picked to finish sixth in Mountain West

The Boise State women’s soccer team received one first-place vote and 81 points in the Mountain West preseason coaches’ poll released Monday.

The Broncos return nine starters from last season’s team, which finished sixth.

San Diego State was projected to win its fourth consecutive title, and affiliate member Colorado College was picked to finish second.

Boise State begins its season Friday at Samford. The Broncos’ home opener is at 1 p.m. Aug. 30 against Washington State.