Ahead of tonight’s season opener, Bluejay head coach Kirsten Bernthal Booth sat down with WBR’s Matt DeMarinis to preview the season and break down the roster. The Jays, six-time defending league champions, were picked to win the Midwest Division of the Big East Conference in a preseason poll of league coaches.
Yes, Midwest Division. In addition to shifting play to the spring after postponing the season last fall, the Big East opted to play in two divisions to minimize travel. There will be five teams in the Midwest (Butler, Creighton, DePaul, Marquette and Xavier) and five teams in the East (Connecticut, Providence, St.