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Women’s Lacrosse Picked Fourth in 2024 CACC Preseason Coaches Poll

Women’s Lacrosse Picked Fourth in 2024 CACC Preseason Coaches Poll

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - - The Wilmington University women's lacrosse team made a fourth straight appearance in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Tournament Semifinals last year and was picked fourth to start the 2024 campaign as the conference announced its Preseason Coaches Poll.

The Wildcats picked up 59 points in the poll to sit in fourth place. Defending CACC Tournament Champion Dominican sits atop the polls with eight first-place votes and 80 points overall. Jefferson finished second overall with two first-place votes and 71 total points while Georgian Court is directly above Wilmington in third place with 61 points.

Wilmington won a program record 13 games last spring, going 13-6 overall and finished third in the CACC with an 8-2 record. They fell to CACC Tournament Finalists Jefferson in the semifinal round.

Bridgeport and Holy Family finished tied for fifth in the CACC Preseason Poll with 47 points followed by Post's 34 points. Chestnut Hill was picked eighth with 20 points followed by Felician (16 points) and Caldwell (15 points).

The Wildcats' season begins on Friday, February 23, when they host St. Thomas Aquinas at the WU Athletics Complex. The opening draw is schedule for 3:00 p.m.

The 2024 season gets underway in mid-February with several teams in action, as the regular season will be a buildup to the CACC Women's Lacrosse Championship Tournament the week of April 29-May 5, at the sites of the highest seeds for the first round and semifinals. The championship final will be hosted by Dominican University on Sunday, May 5.

1. Dominican University 80 (8)
2. Thomas Jefferson University 71 (2)
3. Georgian Court University 61
4. Wilmington University 59
T5. University of Bridgeport 47
T5. Holy Family University 47
7. Post University 34
8. Chestnut Hill College 20
9. Felician University 16
10. Caldwell University 15

() - First-Place Votes