WCHA women’s coaches tab Minnesota as 2015-16 preseason favorite

Hannah Brandt helped lead Minnesota to a national championship in 2014-15 (photo: Candace Horgan).

With six first-place votes, Minnesota has been picked to finish atop the WCHA women’s standings this season in a vote of all eight league coaches.

Wisconsin garnered the other two first-place nods and finished second in the poll.

Team (First-place votes)Points
Minnesota (6)48
Wisconsin (2)44
North Dakota35
Bemidji State31
Ohio State20
St. Cloud State13
Minnesota State7

In addition, Minnesota senior forward Hannah Brandt was chosen preseason Player of the Year and Minnesota’s Sarah Potomak was selected preseason Rookie of the Year.