2013 IWLCA Week 6 Polls

 

 

IWLCA Division I Poll, Week 6

 

Maryland is a unanimous No. 1; North Carolina to No. 2 to set up 1 v 2 on Saturday

 

2 April 2013

 

Maryland held on to the top spot ,taking all 20 first-place votes, and ACC rival North Carolina moved up to No. 2 in this week’s IWLCA weekly poll, setting up a 1 v 2 clash on Saturday in College Park.  Denver from the MPSF moved into the rankings this week, giving that conference two schools in the poll while the ACC, ALC, and Big East each claimed four schools in the top-20.

 

Each of the ACC, ALC and Big East have three schools in the top-10. The ACC claims the top two spots in the poll as North Carolina moved up one spot to take No. 2. Duke holds at No. 6 while Virginia drops to No. 11.

 

The ALC claims the No. 3 and No. 4 slots, with Florida and Northwestern, respectively. Penn State moves up to No. 8 while Johns Hopkins moves to No. 17.

 

Syracuse continues to lead the Big East at No. 5 while Notre Dame remains at No. 7 and Georgetown moves to No. 9. Loyola moves up to spots to land at No. 15.

 

The MPSF now has two ranked schools, with Stanford rounding out the top-10 at No. 10 and Denver closing out the poll as the Pioneers enter the ranking at No. 20.

 

Cornell leads the Ivy League at No. 14 with Princeton joining the poll at No. 18.

 

Four other conferences appear in the top-20, starting with Stony Brook representing the America East at No. 12. Massachusetts moves up three slots to land at No. 13. Navy from the Patriot League also moves up two slots and now sits at No. 16 while James Madison from the CAA holds steady at No. 19.

 

On Friday, two key conference matchups take place between ranked teams. The MPSF sees poll newcomer and No. 20 Denver welcoming No. 10 Stanford and the ALC’s fourth-ranked Northwestern hosts No. 8 Penn State. Saturday features No. 1 vs. No. 2 as the ACC has Maryland welcoming North Carolina. Two other conference games are on the schedule as No. 3 Florida hosts No. 17 Johns Hopkins in ALC play and No. 9 Georgetown travels to No. 15 Loyola in the Big East. On Sunday, No. 11 Virginia hosts No. 4 Northwestern.

 

            This is the sixth weekly poll of the 2013 season; the next poll will be released on April 9.

 

            IWLCA Division I Weekly Poll (2 April 2013)

 

                                               Record          Votes   (1st pl) Previous

1. Maryland                              13-0                400   (20)           1

2. North Carolina                      11-1                369                    3

3. Florida                                  13-1                353                    2

4. Northwestern                         9-1                 350                    4

5. Syracuse                               5-3                 317                    5

6. Duke                                      9-2                 295                    6

7. Notre Dame                           8-0                 276                    7

8. Penn State                            7-3                 269                   10

9. Georgetown                          7-2                 251                    8

10. Stanford                              6-2                 189                   13t

11. Virginia                                6-6                 169                    9

12. Stony Brook                       10-2                161                   13t

13. Massachusetts                    9-2                 125                   16

14. Cornell                                 6-3                 118                   11

15. Loyola                                 5-5                   95                   17

16. Navy                                   11-1                  81                   18

17. Johns Hopkins                    7-4                   73                   12

18. Princeton                             6-3                   71                   RV

19. James Madison                   6-4                   61                   19

20. Denver                               11-1                  38                   RV

Also receiving votes: Connecticut, Dartmouth, Louisville, Ohio State, Pennsylvania, Rutgers

 

 

 

IWLCA Division II Poll, Week 6

 

Same 15 schools remain in the ranking for a third consecutive week

2 April 2013

 

The reigning national champions from LIU Post Pioneers hold on to the top spot in this week’s IWLCA weekly poll as the top six schools remain the same from last week. The Northeast-10 continues to lead all conferences with five ranked schools, with the PSAC close behind with four schools in the top-15. Both the ECC and the Conference Carolinas claim two schools each while two schools, independents in lacrosse, fill out the rest of the rankings.

 

The NE-10 is led by Adelphi, who remained in the No. 5 spot this week. LeMoyne moved up two slots to land at No. 7, and Stonehill also rose, coming in at No. 9 this week. Bentley moved to No. 12 while New Haven rose to No. 13.

 

West Chester from the PSAC held at No. 2, while Lock Haven moved into the top-10, earning the No. 8 spot this week. Mercyhurst (No. 14) and Bloomsburg (No. 15) close out the poll.

 

LIU Post from the ECC remains at No. 1 and Dowling rounds out the top-10, finishing at No. 10. Both of the Conference Carolinas schools remain in the top-six as Limestone (No. 3) and Pfeiffer (No. 6) hold steady from last week.

 

Rollins remains at No. 4 while Florida Southern, also an independent in lacrosse, moves up one spot to land at No. 11.

 

On Wednesday, No. 13 New Haven hosts No. 7 LeMoyne in an NE-10 matchup. Saturday features eight ranked teams in action against each other, including a key Conference Carolinas tilt between No. 3 Limestone and No. 6 Pfeiffer in South Carolina. The Northeast-10 has a top-10 matchup as No. 7 LeMoyne hosts No. 9 Stonehill. The PSAC schedule includes two games between ranked teams as No. 15 Bloomsburg welcomes No. 8 Lock Haven and No. 2 West Chester hosts No. 14 Mercyhurst.

     

This is the sixth weekly poll for the IWLCA for the 2013 season; the next weekly poll will be released

April 9.

 

            IWLCA Division II Weekly Poll for 2 April 2013

 

                                               Record          Votes   (1st pl) Previous

1. LIU Post                                7-0                 222   (12)           1

2. West Chester                        5-0                 208   (3)             2

3. Limestone                            10-1                191                    3

4. Rollins                                   7-1                 174                    4

5. Adelphi                                  9-0                 170                    5

6. Pfeiffer                                  12-0                141                    6

7. LeMoyne                               4-2                 122                    9

8. Lock Haven                           5-1                 103                   11

9. Stonehill                                6-3                 101                   10

10. Dowling                               6-2                   97                    7

11. Florida Southern                 9-1                   75                   12

12. Bentley                                4-3                   60                    8

13. New Haven                         4-4                   57                   14

14. Mercyhurst                          7-1                   47                   15

15. Bloomsburg                         2-5                   13                   13

Also receiving votes: IUP, Gannon

 

Note that LIU Post is the new name of the school formerly known as C. W. Post.

 

 

 

IWLCA Division III Poll, Week 6

 

Trinity remains at No. 1 and puts distance between them and the rest of the field

2 April 2013

 

The Trinity Bantams held on to the No. 1 spot in the IWLCA poll for a sixth consecutive week, picking up four first-place votes to put some space between them and the No. 2 Salisbury Sea Gulls. The same 20 schools from last week appear in this week’s rankings, giving the NESCAC seven ranked teams. The Centennial Conference boasts three teams in the top-20 while both the CAC and the SUNYAC have two teams in the poll.

 

The NESCAC continues to be led by No. 1 Trinity; Middlebury moved up one spot to sit at No. 3. Three other schools sit in the top-10 with Colby holding at No. 6, Bowdoin moving to No. 9 and Amherst moving back into the top-10 at No. 10. Hamilton moves to No. 15 and Tufts falls in right behind at No. 16.

 

Gettysburg from the Centennial remains at No. 5 and Franklin & Marshall moves up to No. 8, while Washington College holds at No. 20.

 

The CAC’s Salisbury holds steady at No. 2 while CAC rival York leads off the second half of the poll at No. 11.

 

Cortland from the SUNYAC shifts to No. 4 while Geneseo remains at No. 19.

 

Six other conferences are represented in the poll, starting with the NJAC as TCNJ moves to No. 7. Susquehanna from the Landmark shifts to No. 12, just in front of No. 13 Ithaca from the Empire 8. Messiah from the Commonwealth Conference rises to No. 14, while Christopher Newport from the USA South holds steady at the No. 17 spot. RPI from the Liberty League remains at No. 18.

 

On Wednesday, No. 15 Hamilton hosts No. 3 Middlebury in a key NESCAC matchup. On Friday, a top-10 meeting is on the docket as No. 8 Franklin & Marshall welcomes No. 7 TCNJ. Another game between ranked teams takes place on Friday as No. 2 Salisbury welcomes No. 14 Messiah. On Saturday, two NESCAC games feature two top-10 ranked teams as No. 3 Middlebury hosts No. 10 Amherst and No. 9 Bowdoin welcomes top-ranked Trinity. On Sunday, two more top-20 games are on the schedule in the NESCAC as the top-ranked Bantams stay in Maine to face No. 6 Colby and the No. 3 Panthers host the No. 16 Tufts Jumbos.

 

This is the sixth weekly poll by the IWLCA for the 2013 season; the next poll will be released on April 9.

 

            IWLCA Division III Weekly Poll for 2 April 2013

 

                                               Record          Votes   (1st pl) Previous 

1. Trinity (CT)                            7-0                 396   (16)           1

2. Salisbury                               8-0                 384   (4)             2

3. Middlebury                            8-0                 354                    4

4. Cortland                                7-1                 342                    3

5. Gettysburg                            8-1                 313                    5

6. Colby                                     6-0                 304                    6

7. TCNJ                                     7-2                 270                    7

8. Franklin & Marshall               6-2                 255                    9

9. Bowdoin                                6-1                 246                    8

10. Amherst                               5-2                 200                   11

11. York                                     8-2                 177                   10

12. Susquehanna                     10-0                162                   12

13. Ithaca                                  4-3                 148                   13

14. Messiah                               4-4                 126                   16

15. Hamilton                              4-4                   96                   14

16. Tufts                                    4-3                   80                   15

17. Christopher Newport          11-1                  77                   17

18. RPI                                      6-1                   76                   18

19. Geneseo                             5-2                   69                   19

20. Washington College            7-1                   39                   20

 

 

Also receiving votes: Brockport, Fredonia, St. John Fisher