USF Women Set To Open Season (VIDEO)

By Dean Pantazi - 21 Alive

October 31, 2013 Updated Oct 31, 2013 at 9:29 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21 Alive) - Saint Francis will open its women's basketball season Friday against visiting Shawnee State with high expectations.

The Lady Cougars are ranked fourth in the preseason NAIA Div. II women's preseason poll, and are picked to win the Crossroads League title.

They return senior guard Jenelle Wilson and Skylarr Shurn, but an influx of talent with size will make the Lady Cougars have a different look in the new season.

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