Lady Cougars Enter 2011-12 Season Ranked No. 18
COLUMBIA - After finishing last season with a 28-6 mark, the Columbia Lady Cougar basketball team enters the 2011-12 campaign ranked No. 18 in the NAIA Preseason Top 25 Poll. The Lady Cougars dropped seven spots from the No. 11 position they held in the final poll last season.
Azusa Pacific University, last year's national champion, is in the top spot with all 12 first place votes.
Columbia American Midwest Conference rival William Woods University is ranked No. 23 in the preseason poll.
The Lady Cougars open the 2011-12 season on Friday, November 4th when they take on Central Methodist University in Fayette at 7:30 p.m.