Lenoir-Rhyne University’s Madi Suddreth has been named to the 2017-18 All-South Atlantic Conference Women’s Basketball Preseason Second Team.
Suddreth, a junior forward led the Bears in scoring last year (12.6 points per game) in addition to 27 three-pointers and 4.7 rebounds per outing. Suddreth also blocked 25 shots and led a defense which ranking eighth in the nation in scoring (allowing just 55.5 points per contest).
Lenoir-Rhyne (17-12 overall and 13-9 in the South Atlantic Conference) was also picked seventh in the conference preseason head coaches poll. The Bears totaled 40 points.
Wingate, the 2017 SAC Women’s Basketball Tournament Champions, was voted to win the title after receiving seven first-place votes and 97 total points.
Lenoir-Rhyne opens the season by hosting the South Atlantic Conference/Conference Carolinas Tip-Off Classic on Friday, November 10, against Barton at 8:30 p.m., at Shuford Memorial Gymnasium. LR is coached by first-year mentor Cameron Sealey.