NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Thomas Jefferson University women's basketball team was selected to finish second in the South Division in the 2019-20 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Preseason Coaches Poll. The news was announced by the CACC on Tuesday.
The Rams received 77 points in the voting, including four first-place votes. USciences was the favorite among the conference coaches, garnering nine first-place votes and 87 points. Goldey-Beacom picked up one first-place vote.
In the North Division, Dominican (N.Y.) was the top pick with 85 points and 10 first-place nods. Caldwell (70 points) and Post (69 points) each received two first-place selections.
Last season, Jefferson captured its third CACC title with a 74-73 overtime victory over USciences. The Rams posted a school-record total for wins, ending the campaign with a 29-3 mark. The squad made its 11th appearance in the NCAA Tournament, falling in the first round of the East Regional to Stonehill.
The 2019-20 season opens versus Queens (N.Y.) on Saturday, November 9.
2019-20 CACC WOMEN'S BASKETBALL PRESEASON COACHES POLL
1. Dominican College 85 (10)
2. Caldwell University 70 (2)
3. Post University 69 (2)
4. Felician University 58
5. Bloomfield College 43
6. Concordia College 34
7. Nyack College 26
1. University of the Sciences 87 (9)
2. Jefferson 77 (4)
3. Georgian Court University 65
4. Goldey-Beacom College 58 (1)
5. Holy Family University 39
6. Chestnut Hill College 33
7. Wilmington University 26
() - First-Place Votes