News & ToursSeptember 16, 2009

Conference previews: Best of the Rest, Part II

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2009-10 outlook

Mid-American

Predicted champion:__ Kent State

Predicted player of the year: John Hahn, Kent State

Predicted freshman of the year: Blake English, Miami (Ohio)

NCAA Regional Bound: Kent State, Eastern Michigan

__Mountain West

Predicted champion:__ TCU

Predicted player of the year: Tom Hoge, TCU

Predicted freshman of the year: Kevin Penner, UNLV

NCAA Regional Bound: TCU, UNLV, Colorado State, New Mexico, San Diego State, BYU

__Southern

Predicted champion:__ Chattanooga

Predicted player of the year: Derek Rende, Chattanooga

Predicted freshman of the year: Steven Fox, Chattanooga

NCAA Regional Bound: Chattanooga, Georgia Southern, Furman

Sun Belt

Predicted champion: Denver

Predicted player of the year: Espen Kofstad, Denver

Predicted freshman of the year: Kevin Gillick, Denver

NCAA Regional Bound:Denver, Middle Tennessee State

__WAC

Predicted champion:__ Fresno State

Predicted player of the year: Bhavik Patel, Fresno State

Predicted freshman of the year: William Holdridge, New Mexico State

NCAA Regional Bound: Fresno State, New Mexico State

[__West Coast

__](http://wccsports.cstv.com/index-main.html)Predicted champion: Pepperdine

Predicted player of the year: Alex Ching, San Diego__

Predicted freshman of the year: __Brian Bergna, Loyola Marymount

NCAA Regional Bound: Pepperdine, San Francisco, San Diego, Loyola Marymount

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WOMEN

2009-10 outlook

Mid-American

Predicted champion:__ Kent State

Predicted player of the year: Mercedes Germino, Kent State

Predicted freshman of the year: Emily Podzielinski, Eastern Michigan

NCAA Regional Bound: Kent State

__Mountain West

Predicted champion:__ UNLV

Predicted player of the year: Jodi Ewart, New Mexico

Predicted freshman of the year: Kelsey Vines, BYU

NCAA Regional Bound: UNLV, New Mexico, TCU, BYU

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Southern

Predicted champion:__ Chattanooga

Predicted player of the year: Emma de Groot, Chattanooga

Predicted freshman of the year: Julia Thead, Furman

NCAA Regional Bound: Chattanooga, Furman

__Sun Belt

Predicted champion:__ Denver

Predicted player of the year: Stephanie Sherlock, Denver

Predicted freshman of the year: Kimberly Kim, Denver

NCAA Regional Bound: Denver

__WAC

Predicted champion:__ San Jose State

Predicted player of the year: Kayla Mortellaro, Idaho__

Predicted freshman of the year:__ Lindsay Reeve, New Mexico State

NCAA Regional Bound:San Jose State, Idaho, Fresno State

__[West Coast

](http://wccsports.cstv.com/index-main.html)Predicted champion:__ Pepperdine

Predicted player of the year: Lisa McCloskey, Pepperdine

Predicted freshman of the year: Katrina Hegge, San Francisco

NCAA Regional Bound: Pepperdine, San Francisco__

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