ECAC East women’s preseason poll shows Norwich the favorite

After capturing their fourth ECAC East tournament title in the past five seasons, the Norwich women have been tabbed the favorite this season in the preseason coaches’ poll that was unveiled Tuesday.

The Cadets garnered 143 out of a possible 144 points, receiving first-place votes on all but one ballot.

St. Anselm finished second with 119 points and the other first-place vote.

TeamTotal Points
1. Norwich143
2. St. Anselm119
3. Manhattanville112
4. Holy Cross105
5. Salve Regina94
6. Castleton90
7. Massachusetts-Boston74
8. Southern Maine61
9. New England College55
10. Plymouth State44
11. St. Michael's21