- NCAA Tournament Returning To Albany
- Hayley Winter Signs With Siena
- Siena Basketball Hands Out Year End Awards
- Willem Brandwijk Transferring From Siena
- Clareth and Degnan Named Siena Captains
- Jackie Benitez Leaving Siena
- Siena Beats Monmouth: What Happened At Half Time?
- Postgame Comments Following Siena Semifinal Win Over Monmouth
- Siena Marches Into MAAC Semifinal With Win Over Fairfield
- Postgame Comments Following Siena Win Over Fairfield
MAAC Announces Women’s Preseason Awards and Coaches’ Poll
- Updated: November 5, 2014
Siena senior Tehresa Coles and sophomore Meghan Donohue were selected to the All-MAAC Preseason Third Team announced Wednesday night. Meanwhile the Saints were picked to 10th finish in the MAAC Coaches’ Preseason Poll.
The Siena women return three starters and 8 players from last year’s team which finished 9-22 overall and 10th in the MAAC with a 3-17 conference record. They will look for added contributions from promising freshmen Kollyns Scarbrough and Margot Hetzke who will have the most impact early on, adding to the squad’s scoring options and Emmanuella Edoka who will help as well once she returns to full strength following a knee injury.
Coles has been tops in the MAAC in steals in each of the past two seasons. As a junior, she led the Siena in scoring (10.8), rebounding (5.7) and steals (2.1).
Donohue was named to the 2013-14 MAAC All-Rookie Team after being chosen as the conference’s Rookie of the Week three times last season. She started all 31 games and ranked second amongst all MAAC freshmen in both scoring (8.5) and rebounding (5.0).
2014-15 Coaches Preseason Poll
2014-2015 Preseason All-MAAC Team
Preseason Player of the Year
Damika Martinez, Iona
Joy Adams, Iona, Jr., F, 5-11, Orlando, Fla.*
Damika Martinez, Iona, Sr., G, 5-7, Meriden, Conn.*
Madeline Blais, Marist, Jr., G, 6-1, Exeter, N.H.
Sydney Coffey, Marist, Jr., G, 6-0, Hopkins, Minn. Jasmine Martin, Quinnipiac, Sr., G, 5-6, Sicklerville, N.J.*
*Denotes unanimous selection
Kayla Hoohuli, Canisius, Sr., G, 5-7, St. Mary’s, Pa.
Felicia DaCruz, Fairfield, Sr., G, 5-5, Chestnut Ridge, N.Y.
Tori Jarosz, Marist, Sr., G/F, 6-3, Cortlandt Manor, N.Y.
Meghan McGuinness, Niagara, Sr., G, 5-10, Lincroft, N.J.
Gillian Abshire, Quinnipiac, Sr., G, 5-9, Washington, D.C.
Samantha Guastella, Quinnipiac, Sr., F, 6-1, Red Bank, N.J.
Shayna Ericksen, Manhattan, Jr., F, 6-0, Long Valley, N.J.
Victoria Rampado, Niagara, So., F, 6-2, Niagara Falls, Ont.
Julia Duggan, Rider, So., C, 6-1, Marmora, N.J.
Tehresa Coles, Siena, Sr., G, 5-9, Loudonville, N.J.
Meghan Donohue, Siena, So., F, 6-1, Mogadore, Ohio