The University of Colorado lacrosse team has been picked second in the 2020 Pac-12 Preseason Coaches Poll, as announced Friday by the league’s office.
The Buffaloes recorded two first-place votes and 26 points to finish just one point behind Southern California (27). The Trojans were tabbed first in the poll with three first-place votes. Stanford recorded the final first-place vote and 25 points. Arizona State comes in fourth (16 points) and is followed by California (15) and Oregon (11), respectively.
USC won the regular season title (9-1) as well as the tournament championship while CU was second in the regular season (8-2) after playing second in the tournament.
The 2020 campaign officially gets underway for the Buffs Saturday, February 8, against Florida in Gainesville, Fla. The conference opener is set for March 6 with CU hosting Oregon.