January 20, 2012

Women's Tennis Selected Seventh In Patriot League Preseason Poll

WORCESTER, Mass. - The Holy Cross women's tennis team was selected to finish seventh in the 2012 Patriot League preseason poll as voted on by head coaches and sports information directors from around the league. Defending Patriot League champion Army was picked first, earning 71 points and 11 first-place votes.

Navy followed the Black Knights, as the Midshipmen were selected to finish second with 62 points and three first-place votes. Rounding out the voting was Bucknell (51 points), Lehigh (40), Colgate (36), Lafayette (22) and Holy Cross (12).

The Crusaders open up the spring portion of their 2011-2012 slate on Tuesday, March 20, playing at Stonehill in Easton, Mass. Match time is set for 3:00 p.m.

2012 Patriot League Preseason Poll

1. Army – 71 (11 first-place votes)
2. Navy – 62 (3)
3. Bucknell – 51
4. Lehigh – 40
5. Colgate – 36
6. Lafayette – 22
7. Holy Cross – 12