IWLCA Poll for Women's Division III - April 29th

The Trinity Bantams held on to the No. 1 ranking, and 10 conferences claimed at least one school in this week's rankings, with the NESCAC taking six of those spots. The CAC, SUNYAC, Centennial, and Empire 8 each have two schools ranked.

Trinity leads the NESCAC and the national poll at No. 1 while three other schools also reside in the top-10. Middlebury remains at No. 3 while Colby moves up to No. 7 and Bowdoin slips to No. 8. Amherst remains at No. 12 and Hamilton moves up to No. 17.

The CAC's two schools are both in the top-10 as Salisbury remains at No. 2 and No. 10 York also holds steady.

The Centennial Conference also has two top-10 schools; Gettysburg remains at No. 5 and Franklin & Marshall stays at No. 6.

Cortland from the SUNYAC remains at No. 4 while Fredonia moves to No. 16.

The Empire 8's Ithaca moves to No. 14 and St. John Fisher remains at No. 20.

Stevenson from the Commonwealth Conference rises to No. 15 while conference rival Messiah moves to No. 19.

Four other conferences boast one school each. The TCNJ Lions from the NJAC remain in the top-10 at No. 9. Susquehanna from the Landmark holds at No. 11 while the USA South's Christopher Newport rises two spots to land at No. 13. RPI from the Liberty League slips two slots to No. 18.

A number of conference tournaments take place this week. The contests between two ranked teams currently scheduled include three games on Saturday as No. 2 Salisbury hosts No. 10 York for the CAC crown and the NESCAC semifinals take place at Trinity, with the No. 1 Bantams hosting No. 17 Hamilton and No. 3 Middlebury facing No. 7 Colby.

This is the tenth weekly poll by the IWLCA for the 2013 season; the next poll will be released on May 7.

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


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