Red Hawks picked to finish 7th in preseason poll

Simpson University Sports News


REDDING, Calif. - Simpson University men’s basketball team was picked to finish seventh in the 2009-2010 preseason California Pacific Conference poll. Holy Names received five first places votes and 42 points. The Hawks took 42 out of a possible 206 points.

In second, by only one point, was William Jessup University with 41 points. The Warriors are coming off their second California Pacific Conference championship appearance last season. The other first place vote went to the CSU Maritime Academy Keelhaulers. The Keelhaulers went to the California Pacific Conference Final Four last season.

The Red Hawks open up the season on Nov. 3 in Klamath Falls, Ore., against Oregon Tech.

As follows are the final point tallies:

Holy Names University   42
William Jessup University   41
CSU Maritime   39
Pacific Union College   28
Bethany University   26
Menlo College   22
Simpson University   8
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