Brooklyn, N.Y. (October 27, 2015)—The Mount St. Mary's University women's basketball team has been picked to finish in seventh place in the annual Northeast Conference Preseason Coaches Poll, announced today at the NEC 2015 Social Media Day held at Barclays Center.
Robert Morris was picked to finish in first place by the league's coaches, followed by Bryant, Central Connecticut, Fairleigh Dickinson, Sacred Heart, Wagner, the Mount, Saint Francis U, St. Francis Brooklyn and LIU Brooklyn.
The Mountaineers host William and Mary on Friday, November 13, in the home opener at Knott Arena. Tip-off is set for 7:00 p.m.
2015-16 NEC Women's Basketball Preseason Poll
1. Robert Morris (7)
2. Bryant (2)
3. Central Connecticut (1)
4. Fairleigh Dickinson
5. Sacred Heart
7. Mount St. Mary's
8. Saint Francis U
9. St. Francis Brooklyn
10. LIU Brooklyn
2015-16 NEC Women's Basketball Preseason All-NEC Team
Hannah Kimmel, SHU, F, 6-0, R-Jr., Harpursville, NY/Harpursville
Erika Livermore, FDU, C, 6-1, R-Sr., Nazareth, PA/Nazareth Area
Jasmine Nwajei, WC, G, 5-8, Jr., Rockaway Park, NY/Murry Bergtraum
Breanna Rucker, BRY, G, 5-11, Sr., Cincinnati, OH/Princeton
Anna Niki Stamolamprou, RMU, G, 5-9, Jr., Thessaloniki, Greece/Aristotelio College of Thessaloniki