The University of Findlay women's lacrosse team was picked to finish fifth in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) this season as the league office unveiled their annual preseason poll on Feb. 9.
The Oilers received 26 points in the poll. Grand Valley State was picked as the favorite after receiving 49 points and seven first place votes.
The Oilers finished last season with a 12-8 record. They advanced to the GLIAC Championship for the first time in school history and took runner-up honors. Senior Kyra Bradley is back to lead the team after scoring a team-high 55 goals in 2016. She also led the team with 70 points and was a second team all-conference pick. Bradley, who earned first team all-conference honors and GLIAC Attacker of the Year accolades in 2015, has scored 189 goals during her tenure at Findlay.
Sophomore Hannah Peebles will also be back after earning honorable mention all-conference accolades for the Oilers during the 2016 campaign.