Monday October 4, 2010

Flyers Earn Top-10 Preseason Ranking

The women's basketball team is ranked No. 10 in SLAM, which said "take a Flyer on Dayton, which returns four of five starters from a 25-8 team."

One national publication has ranked the University of Dayton women's basketball team 10th in its preseason ranking while another has listed the Flyers 25th in its preseason ranking.

The Flyers are ranked No. 10 in SLAM, which said "take a Flyer on Dayton, which returns four of five starters from a 25-8 team."

Lindy's Sports ranked the Flyers No. 22.

Last year, was a season of firsts for the program. The Flyers defeated a top-10 team, appeared in The Associated Press and USA Today/ESPN polls and earned a bid to the NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Championships, advancing to the second round.

The Flyers' 25 wins tied a single-season record as a Division I program.

Dayton opens the regular season against Penn State at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12, at University of Dayton Arena.

For more information, contact Krystal Warren at 937-229-5240.