GANSEVOORT, N.Y. - The Gallaudet University women's swimming and diving team was picked fifth for the second year in a row in the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) preseason coaches poll released by the conference office. GU accumulated four points in the preseason poll.
Gallaudet finished in fifth place at the 2016 NEAC championships racking up 253 team points after 20 events. The two-time defending NEAC champions, Cazenovia College, was ranked first in the coaches poll with 24 points and SUNY Cobleskill was ranked second with 20 total points.
The Bison begin their 2016-17 season on Saturday, Oct. 22, at 1 p.m. when they host Sweet Briar College at the Field House pool.
2016-17 NEAC Women's Swimming and Diving Preseason Poll
1. Cazenovia (3)
2. SUNY Cobleskill (2)
4. Cedar Crest
() = First-place votes