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WBCA Preseason Coaches' Poll votes Saints No. 17 to start season

WBCA Preseason Coaches' Poll votes Saints No. 17 to start season

LILBURN, Ga. – The Women's Basketball Coaches' Association released its NCAA Division III Top 25 Preseason Coaches' Poll on Thursday, and the Marymount University women's basketball team will begin the season as the No. 17 team in the country.

The Saints earned 62 points in the poll, following a 2018-19 season, in which, the team posted a 22-5 record and won the inaugural Atlantic East Conference championship. The team went 11-1 in conference play during the year.

Marymount was recently voted No. 1 in the Atlantic East Preseason Coaches' Poll, as the favorites to repeat as conference champions.

The Saints start their season on Saturday, November 9 at Shenandoah University; the opening tip is set for 1 p.m.