Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- The St. Scholastica has been picked to finish fourth in the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association (NCHA) preseason coaches' poll, which was released on Monday afternoon.
St. Scholastica received two first-place votes in the poll, which was the second most of any team behind the preseason favorite, St. Norbert.
The Saints posted an overall record of (15-7-4) a year ago and return last year's conference scoring leader Nina Waidacher, who joined teammate Alex Blair last season on the all-NCHA squad.
Below are listed the full results from the preseason coaches' poll, with a team's respective first-place votes listed in parentheses.
2013-14 WOMEN'S NCHA PRESEASON COACHES' POLL
1. St. Norbert (4)
3. Lake Forest (1)
4. St. Scholastica (2)