IWLCA Poll for Women's Division II - April 15th

LIU Post remained at No. 1 and Limestone moved up to No. 2 in this week's IWLCA poll while Lindenwood moved into the national rankings for the first time in school history as the Lions came in at No. 15.

The NE-10 continues to lead all conferences with five ranked teams and the PSAC sits right behind the NE-10 with four teams in the poll. Conference Carolinas and the ECC both have two teams in the top-10 of the rankings.

The NE-10's Adelphi, up to No. 3 this week, leads the five ranked teams from that conference. LeMoyne holds at No. 7, while Stonehill (No. 11) and Bentley (No. 12) both hold their positions from last week. New Haven moves up to No. 14.

West Chester from the PSAC is still the top-ranked team from that conference as the Golden Rams sit at No. 5. Lock Haven holds at No. 8, while IUP moves up one spot to No. 13. Mercyhurst rounds out the poll at No. 15.

LIU Post continues to lead the ECC as the top-ranked team; Dowling rounds out the top-10 at No. 10.

Limestone leads the Conference Carolinas as the Saints rise to No. 2 while conference rival Pfeiffer holds steady at No. 6.

Lindenwood from the WILA becomes the first conference team ranked as the Lions enter the poll this week at No. 15.

Rollins, an independent in lacrosse, moves up to No. 4 while Florida Southern, also an independent school, remained in the top-10 by holding steady at No. 9.

Five games between ranked teams are scheduled for this week, including two top-10 match-ups. On Tuesday, the top-ranked Pioneers host No. 5 West Chester, while on Wednesday No. 7 LeMoyne welcomes No. 3 Adelphi in an NE-10 tilt. Friday features a PSAC game between No. 8 Lock Haven and No. 5 West Chester. On Saturday, the No. 5 Golden Rams face a third consecutive ranked opponent as they travel to face No. 13 IUP and No. 11 Stonehill hosts No. 10 Dowling.

This is the eighth weekly poll for the IWLCA for the 2013 season; the next weekly poll will be released April 23.

The rankings are available at IWLCA Division II Poll. This link as well as those to other polls can be found on the Polls page.

2013-04-16



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