The coaches from the women’s WCHA have picked Minnesota to dethrone Wisconsin and win the regular-season title of a league that has 16 national championships in its 18 years of existence.
|School (First-place votes)||Points|
|1. Minnesota (4)||34|
|2. Wisconsin (3)||33|
|3. (tie) Minnesota Duluth||23|
|3. (tie) Ohio State||23|
|5. Bemidji State||14|
|6. St. Cloud State||11|
|7. Minnesota State||9|
Ohio State redshirt junior goalie Kassidy Sauve was tabbed WCHA Preseason Player of the Year with six votes, while Wisconsin sophomore forward Abby Roque earned the other vote.
The WCHA Preseason Rookie of the Year, with four votes, is Minnesota forward Grace Zumwinkle.
Minnesota Duluth forward Ashton Bell, Bemidji State forward Clair DeGeorge and Ohio State forward Emma Maltais all garnered one vote each.