IWLCA Poll for Women's Division II - April 22nd

The LIU Post Pioneers maintained their stranglehold on the top spot with another week as the unanimous No. 1 as the Northeast-10 continued to lead all conferences with five teams ranked in the top-15. The PSAC claims three ranked schools and the ECC and Conference Carolinas both have two schools in the top-15.

The NE-10 boasts three schools in the top-10, led by No. 4 LeMoyne, who just edged out No. 5 Adelphi. Stonehill moved back inside the top-10 as they landed at No. 9; Bentley remained at No. 12 and New Haven also held steady, staying at No. 14.

Lock Haven moved up two slots to land at No. 6 and is now the highest-ranked PSAC school as the Lady Eagles moved past West Chester; the Golden Rams moved to No. 7. IUP remains ranked at No. 13.

The two Conference Carolina schools sit in the top-8 as Limestone holds at No. 2 and Pfeiffer moves to No. 8.

The ECC is led by top-ranked LIU Post; Dowling moved just outside the top-10 at No. 11.

Lindenwood from the WILA remains in the poll as the Lions hold at No. 15.

Rollins, a independent in lacrosse, moves up to No. 3 while Florida Southern, also an independent in lacrosse, remains in the top-10 at No. 10.

Five games between ranked teams are scheduled for this week, starting with a PSAC match-up on Tuesday as No. 6 Lock Haven hosts No. 13 IUP. On Wednesday, No. 5 Adelphi takes on No. 15 Lindenwood.

Friday brings two such games, including a top-10 tilt in New York as No. 4 LeMoyne welcomes No. 7 West Chester; also in New York No. 5 Adelphi faces No. 12 Bentley. On Sunday, the No. 12 Falcons take on their second consecutive ranked opponent as they travel to top-ranked LIU Post.

This is the ninth weekly poll for the IWLCA for the 2013 season; the next weekly poll will be released April 30.

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.

2013-04-23



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