October 30, 2008

GLIAC Women's Basketball Preseason Poll

BAY CITY, Mich. – The Northern Michigan university women’s basketball team was selected sixth in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) preseason women’s basketball poll. NMU received 43 points as Michigan Tech was selected as the team to win the GLIAC North Division with 179 points and 29 first-place votes. Hillsdale was picked in the GLIAC South as the Chargers garnered 174 points and 25 first-place votes.
NMU is coming off a 9-17 overall and 4-14 GLIAC slate for the 2007-08 season. The Wildcats open up the 2008-09 season Nov. 15 at Minnesota-Duluth.
2008-09 GLIAC Preseason
Women’s Basketball Media Poll
Rank
School (first-place votes)
Points
 
North Division
 
1.
Michigan Tech (29)
179
2.
Grand Valley State (1)
134
3.
Ferris State
121
4.
Lake Superior State
 97
5.
Saginaw Valley State
 53
6.
Northern Michigan
 43
 
 
 
 
South Division
 
1.
Hillsdale (25)
174
2.
Northwood (2)
137
3.
Ashland (3)
132
4.
Wayne State
 84
5.
Findlay
 60
6.
Tiffin
 43
 
### NMU ###


Prepared By
David Faiella
Sports Information Director
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