The Emerson Lion's Women's Basketball team has been ranked No. 4 out of 11 in the preseason Coaches' Poll for 2019-2020. Emerson will look to improve on their 2018-2019 campaign which saw them fall to the MIT Engineers in the Quarterfinals of the NEWMAC Tournament.
Emerson comes in behind three schools. Springfield took No. 1 in the poll with five first place votes. Babson was second with the Beavers also garnering five first place votes. The last team above the Lions is the MIT Engineers. After Emerson in fourth is WPI, Smith, and Wellesley in fifth, sixth, and seventh in the poll. Smith earned one first place vote. Clark, Coast Guard, Wheaton, and Mount Holyoke close of the final four sports for the poll.
Emerson opens up their season next Tuesday, November 12th, when they travel across the Boston Common to take on the Suffolk Rams.
You can read the full release from the NEWMAC here.