'Dogs Picked Sixth in NSIC Coaches' Poll

By KBJR News 1

'Dogs Picked Sixth in NSIC Coaches' Poll

October 23, 2013 Updated Oct 23, 2013 at 1:34 PM CDT

Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- The University of Minnesota-Duluth (UMD) women's basketball team has been picked to finish sixth in this year's Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) preseason coaches' poll, which was released on Wednesday.

The Bulldogs finished the 2012-13 season with an overall record of (14-13), and they return three starting players from the squad.

Barnum, Minn. native Katrina Newman will lead that group of returners as she enters her senior season. Named this year as the NSIC North Division preseason player of the year, she led the team last season in averaging 15.9 points and 7.7 rebounds per game.

Full results of the NSIC preseason coaches' poll are listed below, with a team's respective first-place votes listed in parentheses.

1. Concordia-St. Paul (10)
2. MSU-Mankato (5)
3. Wayne State
4. Augustana (1)
5. St. Cloud State
6. Minnesota-Duluth
7. MSU-Moorhead
8. Winona State
9. Northern State
10. University of Mary
11. Sioux Falls
12. Minot State
13. Upper Iowa
14. Bemidji State
15. Minnesota-Crookston
16. Southwest Minnesota State

Posted by Zach Schneider
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