Lady Red Hawks picked sixth in preseason polls

Simpson University Sports News


REDDING, Calif. - Simpson University Lady Red Hawks were picked to finish sixth in the 2009-2010 California Pacific Conference preseason women’s basketball coaches’ poll. Holy Names received six first-place votes and 47 points. Holy Names took 47 out of a possible 196 points.

In second was Menlo College with 41 points. The Oaks were the runner-up in the California Pacific Conference playoffs 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 for the first time in the program's history.

The Lady 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   47
Menlo College   41
CSU Maritime   31
William Jessup University   28
Bethany University   24
Simpson University   18
Pacific Union College   7
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