The Coppin State men's basketball team has been chosen to finish 10th in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference preseason poll as selected by the league's head coaches and sports information directors.
Ashley Saunders of Coppin State was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Co-Player of the Week the league announced on Monday.
Led by all-tournament performer Ashley Saunders, Coppin State rallied to defeat Norfolk State 25-17, 19-25, 17-25, 25-18, 15-11 and earn a split of its two matches on the final day of the Peaky's North South Maryland Eastern Shore Invitational on Saturday at the W.P. Hytche Center.
Coppin State rode the pitching of Paige Arnold, Nikki Mantheiy, Tiffani Whaley and Heather Josker to a doubleheader sweep of CCBC-Catonsville on Saturday at Cardinal Field.
Ashley Saunders had 15 kills and nine digs and Alexandria Malesick added 12 kills as Coppin State rallied to defeat North Carolina A&T 25-23, 26-28, 22-25, 25-16, 15-13 on Friday on the opening day of the Maryland Eastern Shore North-South Challenge.
Junior Ashley Saunders had a match-high 15 kills, but Navy escaped with a 25-23, 25-21, 25-14 non-conference victory over Coppin State Tuesday night in Wesley A. Brown Fieldhouse.