Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Women’s basketball from Siena ranked 9th in MAAC preseason poll

Siena’s women’s basketball team finished ninth in the MAAC pre-season coach poll released Tuesday night.

It is here that the Saints, who replaced coach Ali Jacques in the offseason with Jim Jabir, finished last season in the standings. Siena finished 4-9 overall and 3-8 in the MAAC regular season during a season when the Saints played just 13 games due to concerns over the new coronavirus pandemic.

Quinnipjak finished first in the preseason poll, while Marist – the regular season and last season’s champion – came in fourth. Manhattan came in second and Fairfield came in third, and each of the top four teams in the poll received at least one vote for first place.

Lou Lopez-Seneschal of Fairfield was named the league’s preseason player of the year. Lopez-Seneschal in the preseason first team was joined by Mikala Morris and Mackenzie DeVies of Quinnipiac, Courtney Worley of Manhattan and Angel Parker of Niagara.

Siena’s only preseason pick was Reychel Brown, who was selected as the third team.

PRESENSE COACH SURVEY RESULTS

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Votes for first place in brackets

Team Points

Quinnipiac 115 (6)

Manhattan 105 (2)

Fairfield 99 (2)

Marist 93 (1)

Rider 66

And she 55

Niagara 51

St. Peter 50

Sienna 44 years

Monmouth 33

Canisius 15

ALL-MAAC PRELIMINARY TEAMS

First team

Lou Lopez-Seneschal, Fairfield; Mikala Morris, Quinnipiac; Mackenzie DeVies, Quinnipiac; Courtney Worley, Manhattan; Angel Parker, Niagara.

Second command

Dee Dee Davis, Manhattan; Sara Barcello, Marist; Trinasia Kennedy, Marist; Makayla Firebow, Ryder; Juana Camilion, Iona; Kendrea Williams, St. Peter’s Basilica.

Third team

Rose Coverly, Quinnipiac; Belle Cranboole, Monmouth; Rychel Brown, Siena; Andrea Hernangomez, Fairfield; Emily LaPointe, Manhattan; Rafaela Toussaint, Ryder.

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