The UNCW women's basketball team, under the direction of first-year head coach Karen Barefoot, finished tied for eighth on the CAA preseason poll.
James Madison was picked to finish first. The Seahawks were tied with Towson in the voting, one spot ahead of Charleston.
UNCW senior guard Madison Raque, who averaged 10.7 points per game last year, was an honorable mention to the preseason all-conference team.
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