Saints Kick off 2007-08 Campaign with an Open Exhibition Saturday

Oct. 31, 2007

Loudonville, N.Y. - The Siena women's basketball team will give its fans an opportunity to get a sneak peak of the squad on Saturday afternoon when they host the M.I. Express all-star team on UHY Court at the Alumni Recreation Center. Tip off is set for 2 p.m. and admission is free for all Saints fans.

The 2007-08 season looks bright for the Saints as they were recently picked to finish third in the MAAC according to the league's annual Preseason Coaches' Poll. Siena returns nine letterwinners from last year, including four starters. Senior co-captains Laura Menty, Melissa Manzer and Liga Alpe-Luka are prepared to lead the Saints as they contend for another MAAC Championship.

The Saints begin the regular-season on November 10 with its home opener against Boston University. The Siena Athletic Department is offering its special Group Sales Night for this contest as fans in groups of 10 or more can purchase tickets for as little as $4 for adults and $2 for children. Game time is slated for 2 p.m.