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Gymnastics and Volleyball both picked to win Pac-12

The women’s programs are getting some serious love from across the Pac-12, as two of them have been picked to win the conference. One isn’t a big surprise, as the defending champion Red Rocks were picked to win the Pac-12. This is the first time the Red Rocks have been picked to win the league since 2016, Here’s the rest of the slate of how the coaches picked the conferen

2021 Pac-12 Preseason Coaches Poll

1. Utah (6) – 48 points

2. UCLA (1) – 40 points

3. California (1) – 39 points

4. Oregon State - 32 points

5. Washington – 21 points

6. Arizona State – 20 points

7. Arizona – 17 points

8. Stanford – 7 points

The other team picked to win the Pac-12 took my by surprise, as the volleyball team was picked to win the league as well. In the volleyball league with Stanford, UCLA, USC and others, the Utes are picked to win the conference crown. That’s one hell of a job by Beth Launiere. The Utes are coming off a season in 2019 where they finished 24-10 overall and 14-6 in the Pac-12 sitting in a tie for third. They advanced to the Sweet 16 where they pushed eventual National Champion Stanford to a fifth set before the Cardinal prevailed.