Harding Women’s Soccer picked sixth in GAC preseason poll

SEARCY  – Harding women’s soccer was selected sixth of seven teams in the Great American Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll, released Tuesday by the conference office. It will be the 23rd season for Lady Bison head coach Dr. Greg Harris.

Harding went 2-10-6 overall last season with a 1-6-5 record in GAC games.

Returning senior Briley-Anne Brown scored four of Harding’s 14 goals last season and leads all active Lady Bisons with 11 career goals in 38 games played.

Harding returns 19 letterwinners and nine starters off last season’s team and will have six seniors in action.

The season begins at Southwest Baptist on Aug. 31 in Bolivar, Missouri. Harding’s first home game is Sunday, Sept. 3 vs. Northeastern State. GAC play begins Wednesday, Sept. 20 at Ouachita Baptist. The top four teams in the conference play the GAC Tournament at the top seed on Nov. 9-11.