Women's college lacrosse: Navy was the unanimous prediction to finish atop the Patriot League this season. The Mids earned all 18 first-place votes after winning their fifth Patriot League championship and advancing the NCAA semifinals last season. Loyola Maryland finished second in the voting. Navy senior midfielder Jenna Collins was selected as the Preseason Offensive Player of the Year, and Loyola junior defender Kristen Yanchoris was selected as the Preseason Defensive Player of the Year. In addition to Collins and Yanchoris, Navy's Kelly Larkin (attacker) and Blake Smith (defender) and Loyola's Hanna Powers (attacker), Taylor VanThof (midfielder) and Kady Glynn (goalie) were named the preseason all-league.