The Hope College women’s lacrosse team finished tied for second in the 2018 Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Preseason Coaches Poll.

The Flying Dutch totaled 51 points to share second place with Albion College.

Hope is coming off a 9-7 season in 2017 in which the Flying Dutch placed third in the regular-season standings and finished runner-up at the MIAA Tournament.

The Flying Dutch are led by Kim Vincent, who is in her fourth season as head coach.

Hope opens the season on February 23 at Cleary.