America East Conference women's basketball coaches have voted and the UMaine Black Bears are picked as the #2 team, just behind #1 UAlbany.

The Black Bears tied for first place in AE a year ago with a 14-2 record (24-9 overall). The Bears received two first place votes.

Liz Wood and Sigi Koizar were selected as first team all-conference players.

UM opens play November 13th at Harvard.

2015-16 Presason Coaches' Poll

1. Albany (6), 62 pts.
2. Maine (2), 58
3. New Hampshire (1), 44
4. Stony Brook, 40
5. Hartford, 39
6. UMBC, 34
7. UMass Lowell, 18
8. Vermont, 15
9. Binghamton, 14