GANSEVOORT, N.Y. – The Gallaudet university women's swimming and diving team was picked fifth in the first-ever North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) preseason coaches poll released today. The Bison accumulated six points in the five-team preseason poll.
GU finished fifth at the 2015 NEAC championships with 220 points. SUNY Cobleskill was picked first with two first-place votes and 24 points. Cazenovia College, defending NEAC champions, had three first-place votes but only 22 points to place second. Wells College landed in third place with 14 points while Cedar Crest College finished with 14 points but is in fourth place as the tie was broken by higher ordinal number points.
The Bison will open up their season this month at Frostburg State University on Saturday, Oct. 17, at 1 pm.
2015-16 NEAC Women's Swimming and Diving Preseason Poll
- SUNY Cobleskill (2)
- Cazenovia (3)
- Cedar Crest
( ) = First-place votes