Head coach: Mark Nelson, second season
2012 record: 8-21 (6-10 Southwest)
Returning letter winners (starters): Nine (Eight)
Top players: C Megan Rabe (Jr.), LF Tori Lind (Sr.), CF Raquell Hoyes (Jr.)
Outlook: The Bengals return eight starters as the hope to show some big strides of improvement.
"This should be a great test for our returning players," Nelson said. "With the realignment of the divisions, we have some very challenging competition. We’re looking forward to a great season."