TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) – Indiana State Soccer has been picked to finish second in the MVC for this upcoming season.

The Sycamores received 94 points, trailing only Valparaiso who was picked to win the MVC while garnering eight first-place votes. Indiana State received one first-place vote as well as new MVC members Murray State and Belmont to round out the 11 votes.

Maddie Alexander, Kloe Pettigrew, and CeCe Wahlberg have been named to the All-MVC Preseason Team.

The Sycamores open the season Thursday at SIUE at 8pm ET.