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Women’s Basketball Picked Third in Ivy League Preseason Poll

Women’s Basketball Picked Third in Ivy League Preseason Poll

Harvard is picked behind Princeton and Penn for the 2014-15 conference season (Zack Williamson).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Harvard women's basketball was picked third in the Ivy League Preseason Media Poll, it was announced Wednesday. The rankings mirror the final standings from last season, where the Crimson went 7-7 in conference play and knotted with Yale for third.

Harvard received 94 points after finishing 14-14 last year. Princeton earned 135 votes and 16 first-place tallies to earn the No. 1 spot. Penn was 20 points behind, receiving one first place nod for second. Yale and Cornell rounded the top-5.  

The Crimson returns two starters and seven letterwinners from last year's squad, including senior captain AnnMarie Healy who posted 13.4 points and 6.4 rebounds per game a season ago. Harvard added six freshmen for the upcoming season. The class, which spans five states, combined to win 16 conference or sectional championships titles.

The season begins for the Crimson on November 13 with a home game against Maine. The tip-off is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. and will be shown on the Ivy League Digital Network.

Rank

School

Points

1.

Princeton (16)

135

1.

Penn (1)

115

3.

Harvard

94

4.

Yale

76

5.

Cornell

64

6.

Dartmouth

60

6.

Brown

42

8.

Columbia

26

 

 

 

 
 
 
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