WORCESTER, Mass. – The Worcester State University women's tennis team has been picked to finish fourth in the Little East Conference (LEC) preseason poll, as voted on by the 10 coaches in the league.
Last season, the Lancers registered an 9-7 overall record, with a 5-3 LEC record. After winning their quarterfinal LEC tournament match, the Lancers fell to Rhode Island College in the semifinals.
This year, the team begins a new era under first year head coach Steve Ferris.
The women's tennis team begins their season on Saturday, Sep. 1 when they host the Leopards of Wentworth at noon in a non-conference match.
2018 Little East Conference Women's Tennis Preseason Coaches' Poll
1. Rhode Island College – 72 (6 FPV)
2. UMass Dartmouth – 65 (2 FPV)
3. Plymouth State – 64 (1 FPV)
4. Worcester State - 54
5. Bridgewater State – 53
T6. UMass-Boston - 37
T6. Western Connecticut - 37
8. Salem State - 30
9. Castleton State - 26
10. Southern Maine - 12