EWU women picked to top Big Sky in basketball
Eastern tops both preseason polls for first time in Wendy Schuller era
Eastern's Big Sky Freshman of the Year Hayley Hodgins (25) and Aubrey Ashenfelter (32) will be key players for the Eagles this season.
After winning a program-record 14 league games and advancing to the WNIT for the second time in school history a year ago, Big Sky coaches and media members have tabbed the Eastern Washington women's basketball team first in the Big Sky preseason polls, announced by the conference office Wednesday, Oct. 16.
EWU's previous best preseason ranking under head coach Wendy Schuller came prior to the 2010-11 season when the Eagles were picked to finish second in both polls.
Eastern received six first-place votes out of a possible nine in the coaches poll and 20 first-place votes out of a possible...
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