(PAINESVILLE, Ohio) – The Great Midwest Athletic Conference Preseason Coaches Poll presented by Under Armour was released this morning for both men and women. Walsh was picked at the top of the standings for both, while Malone was picked on the men's side with Hillsdale chosen at the same spot for the women.
On the men's side Cedarville, Hillsdale and Findlay round out the top five. Tiffin, Trevecca Nazarene, Kentucky Wesleyan, Ohio Valley, and Ohio Dominican complete the top 10. Alderson Broaddus and Lake Erie fill out the poll.
For the women Cedarville, Malone and Findlay complete the first five. Ursuline, Alderson Broaddus, Ohio Valley, Ohio Dominican, and Trevecca Nazarene help make up the first 10. Tiffin, Kentucky Wesleyan, and Lake Erie fill out the poll.
The Storm will get the season started in a few weeks when they head to Tiffin to take part in the Tiffelberg Open hosted by Heidelberg on Saturday, Sept. 14.
|1. Walsh (7 first-place votes)||117|
|2. Malone (4 first-place votes)||112|
|3. Cedarville (1 first-place vote)||99|
|7. Trevecca Nazarene||56|
|8. Kentucky Wesleyan||46|
|9. Ohio Valley||41|
|10. Ohio Dominican||25|
|11. Alderson Broaddus||29|
|12. Lake Erie||16|
|1. Walsh (12 first-place votes)||144|
|2. Hillsdale (1 first-place vote)||130|
|7. Alderson Broaddus||62|
|8. Ohio Valley||60|
|9. Ohio Dominican||57|
|10. Trevecca Nazarene||48|
|12. Kentucky Wesleyan||36|
|13. Lake Erie||26|