The Dominican ladies’s and males’s basketball groups received some further motivation for his or her fast-approaching seasons with the discharge of the PacWest preseason rankings on Wednesday and Thursday, respectively.
The Dominican ladies have been picked to complete seventh within the 11-team convention. They’re ranked forward of Academy of Artwork, Hawai’i Hilo, Chaminade and Holy Names. Hawai’i Pacific, the reigning champions of the common season and convention match, have been picked as favorites to repeat.
On the lads’s facet, Dominican was picked to complete tenth, forward of Holy Names. Level Loma, which completed second within the standings final 12 months earlier than successful the convention match, is that this 12 months’s preseason No. 1.
The Dominican ladies’s workforce was the No. 5 workforce final preseason and completed ninth within the convention whereas the lads completed of their preseason number of No. 11.
Each of Dominican’s groups are tentatively set to open their seasons subsequent Friday at Academy of Artwork.
Marin Catholic’s Matt Dierking, a senior lineman, has dedicated to proceed his soccer profession at Johns Hopkins College, an NCAA Division III program. Dierking was an All-MCAL Offensive Honorable Point out choice as a junior for the Wildcats final season.