Women’s Basketball Slated Third in Preseason Poll

Women’s Basketball Slated Third in Preseason Poll

TOWSON, Md. – The Susquehanna women's basketball team, coming off of back-to-back 17-win seasons, has been picked to finish third in the Landmark Conference in the preseason poll.

The River Hawks received 42 points behind Scranton (70 points, seven first-place votes) and Catholic (58 points, one first-place vote). Moravian is fourth (36 points) followed by Elizabethtown (24), Juniata (19), Goucher (14) and Drew (9).

SU finished the season 17-8 last year with a 10-6 mark in Landmark Conference action as the team advanced to the Landmark Conference se Throwsmifinal.

The River Hawks start the season on Thursday, November 17 at Keystone for a 7:00 p.m. game.

2016-17 Landmark Conference Preseason Poll

Team

Points

1. Scranton

70 (7)

2. Catholic

58 (1)

3. Susquehanna

42

4. Moravian

36

5. Elizabethtown

24

6. Juniata

19

7. Goucher

14

8. Drew

9

() indicate first-place votes