Fairfield senior forward Katie Cizynski and Marist senior guard Casey Dulin were among the five players named to the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference’s preseason first team for women’s basketball. Also on the team are Iona College sophomore forward Joy Adams and junior guard Damika Martinez along with Rider senior guard/forward MyNeshia McKenzie.
Cizynski averaged 8.4 rebounds (fifth in the MAAC) and 11.9 points per game (11th) for the Stags last season. She also ranked fourth in the MAAC with a .486 field goal percentage last year sinking 154 of 317 shots. Cizynski was second-team All-MAAC last season.
Dulin, a Milford resident and Law graduate, helped Marist to its eighth straight MAAC title last season. She earned second-team All-MAAC honors and was also named to the all-tournament team. Dulin led the Red Foxes in assists with 106, which ranked sixth in the MAAC. Dulin finished second on her team scoring 10.2 ppg and was tied for third with 4.2 rebounds per contest last season. The captain senior guard will lead the Marist backcourt in 2014.