Westwood, Mass. (February 19) – The recipients of one first-place vote, the MIT women's lacrosse team was picked to finish third in the NEWMAC Coaches Preseason Poll.
Reigning conference champion, Babson College, was first in the coaches poll, followed by 2017 regular-season champion and NEWMAC Tournament runner-up Springfield College, which received two first-place votes. Following MIT, Wellesley College and Wheaton College tied for the fourth slot.
Under the direction of second-year head coach Anne Versprille, the Engineers open the season on Wednesday, Feb. 28 at Keene State College.
2018 NEWMAC Women's Lacrosse Preseason Coaches Poll
1. Babson (6)
2. Springfield (2)
3. MIT (1)
8. Mount Holyoke
9. Coast Guard