Valparaiso's women's track and field team has been selected to finish in fourth place at the Mid-Continent Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships according to the coaches poll.
Head coach Tyler Wingard's squad is coming off of a fifth place finish in last year's championship.
Southern Utah was picked to win the championship, followed by Western Illinois. UMKC was tabbed fifth, followed by Chicago State.
The 2004 Mid-Con Indoor Track and Field Championships will be held February 27-28 in Sterling, Ill.
2004 Mid-Continent Conference Preseason Poll-Women's Indoor Track & Field
1. Southern Utah (4)-24
2. Oral Roberts (2)-21
3. Western Illinois-18
6. Chicago State-6