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2007-08 outlook

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Predicted champion: Stanford

Predicted player of the year: Jamie Lovemark, USC

Predicted freshman of the year: Philip Francis, UCLA

NCAA Regional bound: Stanford, USC, UCLA, Washington, Arizona, Arizona State

Team on the rise: USC

Biggest question mark: Arizona State

Wouldn't be surprised to see: Arizona State actually fail to make it to NCAA regionals.

Would be shocked to see: The Cardinal not back up their 2007 NCAA title with another run at a national championship in 2008.

__2006-07 Accolades

Players of the year:__ Niklas Lemke, Arizona State; Jamie Lovemark, USC

Freshman of the year: Jamie Lovemark, USC

Coach of the year: Conrad Ray, Stanford

Pac-10 medalist: Jamie Lovemark, USC

All-Pac-10 First team:

Kevin Chappell, UCLA*

Rob Grube, Stanford*

Niklas Lemke, Arizona State

Jamie Lovemark, USC*

Zack Miller, Stanford

Matt Savage, Stanford

  • returns in 2007-08

2007-08 predicted finish:

  1. Stanford

  2. USC

  3. UCLA

  4. Washington

  5. Arizona

  6. Arizona State

  7. Oregon

  8. California

  9. Oregon State

  10. Washington State

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Predicted champion: Arizona State

Predicted player of the year: Alison Walshe, Arizona

Predicted freshman of the year:Maria Jose Uribe, UCLA__

NCAA Regional bound:__ Arizona State, UCLA, USC, Arizona, Stanford, California

Team on the rise: USC

Biggest question mark: Stanford

Wouldn't be surprised to see: If the top three teams at the 2008 NCAA Championship are from the Pac-10.

Would be shocked to see: Fewer than four players receive first-team All-American honors.

__2006-07 Accolades

Player of the year:__ Anna Nordqvist, Arizona State

Freshman of the year: Anna Nordqvist, Arizona State

Coach of the year: Melissa Luellen, Arizona State

Pac-10 medalist: Tiffany Joh, UCLA

All-Pac-10 First team:

Tiffany Joh, UCLA*

Paola Moreno, USC*

Azahara Munoz, Arizona State*

Anna Nordqvist, Arizona State*

Jennifer Osborn, Arizona State*

Alison Walshe, Arizona*

  • returns in 2007-08

2007-08 predicted finish:

  1. Arizona State

  2. UCLA

  3. USC

  4. Arizona

  5. Stanford

  6. California

  7. Washington

  8. Oregon State

  9. Oregon

  10. Washington State

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