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Lions picked sixth in CSAC women's basketball preseason coaches poll

Lions picked sixth in CSAC women's basketball preseason coaches poll

ROSEMONT, Pa. – The Bryn Athyn College women's basketball was tabbed sixth in the Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) preseason coaches poll that was released by the conference office on Tuesday.

Bryn Athyn returns four players from the 2017-18 season that posted a 6-19 overall record.

Allie Warren was the Lions' top scorer and 3-point shooter a season ago with 11.4 points per game, 54 made 3-pointers, and a 33.3 3-point shooting percentage. Clayshonia Cogmon was the fourth-best rebounder in the North Eastern Athletic Conference with 11.3 rebounds per game and was seventh in the conference in steals with 58. Cogmon led the Lions in shooting at 40.1 percent.

Janalene Phillips and Anja Weisser also made contributions for the Lions in a reserve role last season. Phillips averaged 2.3 points per game in 24 contests, while Weisser contributed 3.4 points and 3.4 rebounds in 22 appearances.

The Lions received 37 points from the CSAC'S nine head coaches.

Rosemont topped the poll with 78 points and six of the nine first-place votes. Centenary garnered two first-place votes and 69 points to sit in second place. Cairn (49 points), Keystone (46), and Wilson (45) were tabbed in positions three through five. Wilson picked up the final first-place vote.

Notre Dame of Maryland (34 points), Cedar Crest, and Clarks Summit (16) round out the poll.

Bryn Athyn opens the 2018-19 season against Immaculata University on Wednesday, Nov. 14 in Asplundh Field House at 7 p.m.