Final IWLCA Division I, II, and III Polls for the 2013 Season

The North Carolina Tar Heels won the 2013 NCAA championship and finish the season ranked No. 1 in the IWLCA poll, finishing ahead of ACC rival and title game opponent Maryland. The Terrapins, who took North Carolina into triple overtime in the NCAA Championship final, held on to two first-place votes and finish the year ranked second.

The Big East leads all conferences with five ranked teams, while the ACC has four teams in the poll. The ALC and the Ivy League both claim three institutions, and the MPSF has a pair of schools in the poll.

The Big East is led by NCAA semifinalist Syracuse, who sits in the No. 3 spot; the conference has three schools in the top-10 as Georgetown ends up at No. 8 and Loyola sits at No. 10. Notre Dame finishes at No. 12 and Connecticut closes out the season ranked in the top-20, sitting at No. 20.

The ACC's four schools all reside in the top-10, starting with No. 1 North Carolina and No. 2 Maryland. Duke finishes at No. 7 while Virginia ends up inside the top-10 at No. 9.

The ALC's three schools form half of the top-six as they form a block, starting with NCAA semifinalist Northwestern, who ends the season at No. 4. Florida ends at No. 5, while Penn State closes the season at No. 6.

The Ivy League also has a block in the poll, led by Penn, who starts the group at No. 17. Princeton follows right behind at No. 18, while Dartmouth ends the season in the top-20, finishing at No. 19.

The MPSF's Stanford ends the year at No. 14, while Denver also ends up in the final poll at No. 16.

The America East's Stony Brook leads off the second half of the poll, ending at No. 11. Massachusetts from the Atlantic-10 finishes the season at No. 13, while the Patriot League's Navy closes the year out at No. 15.

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

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The LIU Post Pioneers closed the season with a national championship on top of an undefeated season and finished the season in the poll right where they started-at preseason No. 1.

The Northeast-10 continued to lead all conferences with five ranked schools, including three in the top-10. The PSAC has three schools in the final poll, while the ECC and the Conference Carolinas both claim two ranked institutions.

The NE-10 is led by No. 4 and NCAA semifinalist Adelphi, who just edged conference rival and fifth-ranked LeMoyne. Stonehill closes the season at No. 7 while New Haven (No. 13) finishes just ahead of No. 14 Bentley.

Lock Haven leads the PSAC at No. 6, while West Chester ends up in the top-10 at No. 9. IUP also finishes in the rankings, closing the season at No. 12.

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

Limestone from the Conference Carolinas, the NCAA runner-up, ends the season at No. 2 while Pfeiffer, unranked to start the season, finishes in the top-10 at No. 8.

Rollins, an independent in lacrosse and an NCAA semifinalist this year, ends the season at No. 3. Florida Southern, also an independent in lacrosse, finishes the season in the top-10, ending up at No. 10. Lindenwood from the WILA also ends up ranked in the final poll, finishing at No. 15.

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.

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