COLLEGE SPORTS: Florida Tech Women’s Basketball Ranked Eighth in SSC Preseason Poll

By  //  October 26, 2018

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Panthers set to open season against Claflin in SSC-SIAC Challenge Nov. 9.

Florida Tech women’s basketball was ranked eighth in the 2018-19 Sunshine State Conference’s Preseason Poll, announced by the league office Wednesday. (Florida Tech image)

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Florida Tech women’s basketball was ranked eighth in the 2018-19 Sunshine State Conference’s Preseason Poll, announced by the league office Wednesday.

Florida Southern, the 2017 SSC champion, earned 10 first-place votes and was picked to defend its title.

Eckerd, who finished third in the league last season, follows the Mocs at No. 2 in the poll and garnered the final first-place vote.

Tampa, Embry-Riddle, Nova Southeastern and Barry round out the top half of the poll. Rollins preceded Florida Tech in the seven and eighth spot.

Saint Leo, Lynn and Palm Beach Atlantic are the bottom three teams.

The Panthers are set to open their season against Claflin in the SSC-SIAC Challenge on Friday, Nov. 9. Tip-off is set for 5 p.m. ET.

Below is the SSC Preseason Poll:

Rank
1
2
3
T4
T4
6
7
8
9
10
11
School (FPV)
Florida Southern (10)
Eckerd (1)
Tampa
Embry-Riddle
Nova Southeastern
Barry
Rollins
Florida Tech
Saint Leo
Lynn
Palm Beach Atlantic
Total Votes
100
88
73
66
66
65
45
37
31
24
10
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