Defending Champ Gettysburg Preseason Favorite

Sarah Hansen, Gettysburg

In a poll of Conference coaches, Gettysburg was tabbed as the preseason favorite to win the 2017 Centennial championship. The Bullets are seeking their seventh consecutive title and eighth overall.

Gettysburg received all six possible first-place ballots (teams not permitted to vote for themselves) to earn 36 points and the top spot in the poll. Ursinus received 29 points to finish 2nd, while McDaniel picked up the remaining first-place vote and 23 points to finish 3rd. Dickinson and Muhlenberg received 21 points a piece to tie for the 4th place spot.

Preseason Coaches Poll

1-Gettysburg 36 points (6 first-place votes)
2-Ursinus 29
3-McDaniel 23 (1)
T4-Dickinson 21
T4-Muhlenberg 21
6-Susquehanna 11
7-Franklin & Marshall 6

Returning All-Conference Players

Sarah Hansen, Gettysburg, Sr, Cumberland, Maine / Greely

Aine Filler, Muhlenberg, Soph, Moorestown, N.J. / Moorestown

Samantha Sessa, Gettysburg, Jr, Garden City, N.Y. / Garden City

Janine Borrelli, McDaniel, Jr, Rockville, Md. / St. John's College

Casey Marson, McDaniel, Sr, Norwich, N.Y. / Norwich

Rebecca Chiger, Ursinus, Soph, Elkins Park, Pa. / Abington


Player of the Year – Sarah Hansen, Gettysburg

Rookie of the Year – Aine Filler, Muhlenberg