What constitutes a dark horse exactly? The five teams listed below aren’t exactly the first that would come to mind when uttering the phrase in conjunction with possible title challengers as the women's DI college season prepares to kick off.
For simplicity’s sake, the five programs nominated below for a possible title run are simply those who didn’t qualify for the five favorites list that ran the day prior. Each has huge potential ahead of the 2015 campaign.
Some familiar teams made the list below.