EARLY HONORS . . . The Sporting News 2013 preseason all-conference and All-America teams have been released with Stanford garnering four sports on the All-Pac-12 team and two on the All-America team. Trent Murphy and Shayne Skov earned preseason All-Pac-12 honors at linebacker. Ed Reynolds was also tabbed all-conference and All-America alongside David Yankey, who has been named to every preseason All-America team and continued to receive accolades with mention by The Sporting News . . . Two weeks ahead of the start of training camp, Stanford men's soccer had a pair of players, sophomore Aaron Kovar and freshman Jordan Morris, recognized on preseason Best XI and All-America Teams. Kovar, the highest-ranked Pac-12 player by each site, was named to the College Soccer News Preseason All-America Second Team as well as to Top Drawer Soccer's Preseason Best XI Second Team. Morris, an incoming freshman forward from Mercer Island, Wash., was named to Top Drawer Soccer's Best XI Freshman Team . . . Stanford women's keeper Emily Oliver and forward Chioma Ubogagu were named to the Best XI preseason First Team by Top Drawer Soccer. Newcomer Stephanie Amack was named to the Freshman Team.Stanford and North Carolina were the only Division I teams to have two first-team players named.
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