Women's Basketball Picked To Finish First In The Pac-10

Nov. 6, 2000

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - With eight returning letter-winners, including four starters, the Stanford women's basketball team has been selected as the team to beat in the 2000-01 Pacific-10 Conference race according to a poll of media members. In addition, Stanford has two of the five members of the Preseason All-Pac-10 team in senior center Carolyn Moos (Wayzata, MN/Blake School) and sophomore guard Jamie Carey (Thornton, CO/Horizon HS).

Stanford, which finished tied for second in the conference last season at 13-5, was last tabbed as the Pac-10 preseason favorite by the media in 1997-98. The Cardinal has won nine of the 14 Pac-10 titles since the conference began sponsoring the sport in 1986-87.

Moos, who was named Honorable Mention All-Pac-10 each of the last two years, led the Cardinal in both scoring (12.4 pg) and rebounding (5.5 pg) last season. Carey was the 1999-2000 Pac-10 Freshman of the Year, and set a new Stanford record for 3-pointers in a single season with 81.

2000-01 Preseason Pac-10 Women's Basketball Poll

First-place votes in parentheses

Team Pts.

1. Stanford (16) 187

2. Oregon (3) 161

3. USC 149

4. Arizona 119

5. UCLA 101

6. Arizona State 95

7. Washington 80

8. California 62

9. Oregon State 57

10. Washington State 24

2000-01 Preseason Pac-10 All-Conference Team

Name School Pos. Yr. Ht. Hometown

Jamie Carey Stanford G So. 5-6 Thornton, CO

Megan Franza Washington G Sr. 5-11 Leavenworth, WA

Carolyn Moos Stanford C Sr. 6-6 Wayzata, MN

Felicia Ragland Oregon State G Jr. 5-9 Tulare, CA

Angelina Wolvert Oregon F/C Sr. 6-3 Camas, WA

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