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Women's Basketball Picked Sixth in Preseason Poll

Women's Basketball Picked Sixth in Preseason Poll

DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College women's basketball team was picked to finish tied for sixth in the preseason Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference poll released Monday afternoon.

The Yellow Jackets finished tied for sixth with Manchester with 41 points each. 

Transylvania was picked to win the regular season title with 94 points and five first place votes, followed by Rose-Hulman in second with 90 points and four first place votes.

The Purple and Gold open the 2017-18 season on Wednesday, November 15 with non-conference foe Trine. HCAC action is scheduled to begin play on December 2 as the Yellow Jackets travel to Rose-Hulman.

Preseason Poll - Oct. 23, 2017

Transylvania - 94 (5)
2. Rose-Hulman - 90 (4)
3. Bluffton - 85 (1)
4. Hanover - 69
5. Franklin - 59
6. Defiance - 41
    Manchester - 41
8. Anderson - 31
9. Earlham - 26
10. Mount St. Joseph - 14