The University of Findlay women’s lacrosse team was picked to finish fourth in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference this season as the league released its preseason poll Monday.
The Oilers received 47 votes in the poll, which included one first place vote. Grand Valley State University was picked as the favorite with eight first place votes.
Findlay finished with a 6-12 record last season, which included a 4-4 mark in the GLIAC. The team will once again be young as 16 of the 17 players on the roster will be freshmen or sophomores.
The Oilers will begin their season on March 1 at St. Anselm.
GLIAC Lacrosse Poll
1. Grand Valley State (8) 64
2. Tiffin 51
3. Lake Erie 50
4. Findlay (1) 47
5. Wheeling Jesuit 37
6. Urbana 23
7. Walsh 20
8. Ursuline 17
9. Alderson Broaddus 15
District nominations needed
Area boys and girls varsity basketball coaches wishing to nominate players for all-Northwest District recognition must do so by Tuesday, Feb. 25.
Coaches can fax information to 419-427-8480, email information to Send an E-mail to Dave Hanneman, or leave information on voice mail at 419-427-8408.