The Lady Seawolves basketball team was voted No. 6 in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Coaches' Poll, receiving 58 points and no first place votes.
UAA finished No. 3 overall last year under first-year head coach Ryan McCarthy. The Seawolves are returning three starters and five letter-winners, as well as a pair of junior college transfers.
Montana State Billings tops the poll with six first-place votes, Seattle Pacific is second and Western Washington is third.
UAA begins play on the road, visiting Kansas State for an exhibition game Friday, Nov. 1.
Full Preseason Poll Results:
1 - Montana State Billings
2 - Seattle Pacific
3 - Western Washington
4 - Northwest Nazarene / Simon Fraser
6 - Alaska Anchorage
7 - Central Washington
8 - Saint Martin's
9 - Western Oregon
10 - Alaska Fairbanks