Lady Bobcats Selected Fourth in MEC Preseason Tennis Poll

BRIDGEPORT -- West Virginia State has been selected by a vote of the league's coaches to once again win the Mountain East Conference title in women's tennis.

The Yellow Jackets, who have won three MEC regular season and tournament titles, finished atop the poll with 45 points and had four first-place votes. 

WVSU finished just ahead of Charleston in the poll with the Golden Eagles collecting 44 points and three first-place votes. The Yellow Jackets handed UC its only conference defeat last season and downed the Golden Eagles in the tournament championship, 5-1.

West Liberty finished third in the poll with 39 points, followed by West Virginia Wesleyan (32), UVa-Wise (23), Fairmont State (18), Shepherd (16) and Concord (7).

2016 MEC Women's Tennis
Preseason Poll
1. West Virginia State (4) 45
2. Charleston (3) 44
3. West Liberty 39
4. West Virginia Wesleyan 32
5. UVa-Wise 23
6. Fairmont State 18
7. Shepherd 16
8. Concord 7
() Indicates first place votes
* Coaches not able to vote for own team