Badger women’s hockey favored to win WCHA title

Coaches preseason poll has Wisconsin #1
Badger women’s hockey favored to win WCHA title

The defending national champion Wisconsin Badgers are the preseason favorite to win the WCHA in the 2019-20 season.

The league’s coaches picked the Badgers to finish first ahead of Minnesota, Ohio State and Minnesota-Duluth.

Wisconsin’s Abby Roque was picked as the co-preseason player of the year with Ohio State’s Emma Maltais.

The Badgers had four players on the preseason All-WCHA team including Roque, Sophie Shirley, Mekenzie Steffen and Kristen Campbell.

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