Team preview: American

Blue Ribbon Yearbook previews the 2009-10 season, exclusively on Insider

Updated: October 15, 2009, 11:34 AM ET
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(Information in this team report is as of Oct. 1.)


Those back-to-back dream seasons are nothing but a memory at American University. After two straight Patriot League titles and the Eagles' first-ever trips to the NCAA Tournament, all that is left on Wisconsin Avenue is a trophy, some cut-down nets, and a new banner or two in the rafters.