SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – The Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) office has announced the women's basketball preseason coaches' poll and Endicott was awarded the No. 3 spot.
The Gulls earned a total of 83 points and two first-place votes to rank behind, No. 1 University of New England (94 points, seven first-place votes) and No. 2 Roger Williams (88 points, one first-place vote).
Western New England earned 72 points for the fourth spot and Salve Regina rounded out the top five with 56 points.
The last five spots went to Eastern Nazarene (48 points), Gordon (37 points), Curry (36 points), Nichols (24 points), and Wentworth (12 points).
2017 CCC Women's Basketball Preseason Coaches' Poll
|Team||Points (First Place Votes)|
|1.||University of New England||94 (7)|
|2.||Roger Williams||88 (1)|
|4.||Western New England||72|
The Gulls will open the season with a 5:30 p.m. game against Bridgewater State at the Cave Classic on Friday, Nov. 17.