NJCAA WOMEN'S DIVISION I
|1. New Mexico
2. Northwest Florida State
3. Gulf Coast State
4. Trinity Valley
6. Shelton State
9. Walters State
10. Seward County
11. South Georgia Tech
12. Florida SouthWestern State
14. Southern Idaho
15. South Plains
17. Salt Lake
18. Georgia Highlands
19. Iowa Western
20. Northeastern Oklahoma A&M
21. Wabash Valley
25. Pensacola State
Hutchinson CC Sports Information
The Hutchinson Community College women's basketball team is once again being held in high regard as the 2018-19 season is set to open.
For the 10th-consecutive season, the Blue Dragons are ranked in the preseason of the NJCAA Division I Women's Basketball Rankings, which were released on Monday.
The Blue Dragons open the season at No. 13. While in the preseason rankings for 10-straight years, this is the second-straight season that Hutchinson isn't ranked in the Top 10.
Hutchinson has been ranked in nine-consecutive polls dating back to last season and in 110 of the last 115 national ranking releases.
New Mexico Junior College is the preseason No. 1 pick in Division I women's basketball, followed by Northwest Florida State, Gulf Coast State, Trinity Valley and Tallahassee.
Seward County is the highest-ranked Jayhawk Conference tem at No. 10. Butler is No. 16. The Blue Dragons have two non-conference opponents in the preseason rankings. Iowa Western is No. 19 and NEO is No. 20.
The Blue Dragons have five players back from a 27-7 season that ended in the opening round of the NJCAA Tournament after Hutch earned a tournament berth as an at-large team.
Also back are Sara Cramer was Hutch's top 3-point threat from last season. She averaged 8.4 points and shot 39 percent from long distance. Bradshaw averaged 5.8 points and 3.9 assists as the point guard. Reserve guard Kelsey Brett averaged 4.7 points and shot 40 percent from long range.
The Blue Dragons will open the 2018-19 season at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday against the Bethany College JV.