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Saint Leo women's basketball preview

Saint Leo women

Coach: Chanita Olds (28-55, fourth season)

Last season: 13-15 (6-10 Sunshine State Conference)

Notable: The Lions are coming off their best season under Olds but are preseason picks to finish last in the SSC. Saint Leo finished seventh in the SSC last season. … The Lions lost leading scorer Amanda Halloway and her 11.7 points per game. But they bring back 11 others, including senior Melissa Guerero, who averaged 11.6 points and 6.5 rebounds.

Roster: 00 Sabrina Schmitt, 6-2, F, Sr.; 3 Kiara Bradley, 5-4, G, So.; 5 Natalie Gaudreau, 5-10, G, So.; 10 Brianna Lollis, 5-8, G, Fr.; 12 Whitley Washington, 5-6, G, So.; 13 Melissa Guerero, 5-11, G, Sr.; 20 Lauren Lee, 5-10, F, 5-10, So.; 21 Monique Reynard, G, 5-5, Jr.; 23 Nichole Tyler, F, 5-9, Sr.; 24 Sierra Williams, G, 5-7, Jr.; 32 Marquite Fenn, F, 5-11, Sr.; 33 Joanna Bussa, G, 5-5, So.; 50 Dominique Daniels, F, 6-0, Jr.

Schedule: Friday — Alabama-Huntsville (2008 Sleep Inn Classic), 7:30 p.m.; Saturday — Ava Maria (2008 Sleep Inn Classic), 4 p.m.; Nov. 19 — Puerto Rico-Cayey, 5:30 p.m.; Nov. 21 — Puerto Rico-Bayamon, 5:30 p.m.; Nov. 22 — Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras, 2 p.m.; Nov. 25 — at Palm Beach Atlantic, 5 p.m.; Dec. 6 — at Barry, 2 p.m.; Dec. 13 — at Flagler, 5 p.m.; Dec. 17 — vs. Lenoir-Rhyne (Florida Southern Classic), 5:30 p.m.; Dec. 18 — vs. Millersville (Florida Southern Classic), 5:30 p.m.; Jan. 3 — Rollins, 2 p.m.; Jan. 7 — Florida Southern, 5:30 p.m.; Jan. 10 — at Florida Tech, 2 p.m.; Jan. 14 — at Tampa, 5:30 p.m.; Jan. 17 — Lynn, 2 p.m.; Jan. 21 — at Eckerd, 5:30 p.m.; Jan. 24 — Nova Southeastern, 2 p.m.; Jan. 28 — Flagler, 5:30 p.m.; Jan. 31 — Barry, 2 p.m.; Feb. 4 — at Rollins, 5:30 p.m.; Feb. 7 — Florida Tech, 2 p.m.; Feb. 11 — at Florida Southern, 5:30 p.m.; Feb. 14 — at Lynn, 5:30 p.m.; Feb. 18 — Tampa, 5:30 p.m.; Feb. 21 — at Nova Southeastern, 2 p.m.; Feb. 25 — Eckerd, 5:30 p.m.; Feb. 28 — Palm Beach Atlantic, 2 p.m.; March 4-8 — SSC Tournament

Izzy Gould, Times staff writer

Saint Leo women's basketball preview 11/10/08 [Last modified: Monday, November 10, 2008 6:21pm]
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