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Syracuse women’s basketball picked 4th in preseason ACC poll; Alexis Peterson named to All-ACC team

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on October 12, 2016 at 12:49 pm Contact Matt: [email protected] Syracuse has earned the No. 4 spot in the 2016 Atlantic Coast Conference preseason coaches poll, the league announced Wednesday morning at its annual media day event.It’s the highest ranking the Orange has received since joining the conference in 2013, and comes on the heels of SU’s first national championship appearance in program history.Notre Dame, which the Orange lost to in the ACC championship game last season, earned the top spot. Louisville earned the second spot, and Florida State rounds out the top three.Senior guard Alexis Peterson was the only SU player named to the preseason All-ACC team, after being named All-ACC first team at the end of last season. Peterson averaged 16 points per game last season and ranked third in the ACC with 4.7 assists per game.Syracuse starts its season at home against Rhode Island on Nov. 11.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textCoaches’ Preseason Poll1. Notre Dame – 221 points (13 first place votes)2. Louisville – 209 (1 first place vote)3. Florida State – 194 (1 first place vote)4. Syracuse – 1785. Miami – 1626. Duke – 1447. North Carolina State – 1088. Georgia Tech – 1109. North Carolina – 10810. Virginia – 8511. Wake Forest – 7412. Virginia Tech – 7213. Boston College – 4814. Pittsburgh – 4715. Clemson – 16Coaches Preseason All-ACC TeamRebecca Greenwell, R-Jr., G, DukeLeticia Romero, Sr., G, Florida StateShakayla Thomas, Jr., G, Florida StateAsia Durr, So., G, LouisvilleMyisha Hines-Allen, Jr., F, LouisvilleMariya Moore, Jr., G, LouisvilleAdrienne Motley, Sr., G, MiamiLindsay Allen, Sr., G, Notre DameBrianna Turner, Jr., F, Notre DameAlexis Peterson, Sr., G, Syracuse Commentslast_img

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