WORCESTER, Mass. – Assumption women's golf was picked fifth in the NE10 Coaches' Poll as announced by the conference on Thursday, ahead the NE10 Championship this coming weekend.
The Hounds earned 23 points to place fifth, one spot ahead of Stonehill (22). Merrimack was picked first with 48 points, followed by Franklin Pierce (44), Southern New Hampshire (34) and Le Moyne (33).
Assumption placed fourth a year ago at the championships as the Hounds had three players finish in the top-15 overall. Catherine French (Dudley, Mass. / Shepherd Hill Regional) paced the group with a 77 on the second day of competition to help the team while Mia Rapoza (Westport, Mass. / Bishop Stang) took 13th place overall after shooting a combined 167.
The 2018 NE10 Championship takes place Oct. 14-15 at the Capital Hills Golf Course, Albany N.Y.