Women's Lacrosse Remains No. 6 in IWLCA Coaches Poll

Women's Lacrosse Remains No. 6 in IWLCA Coaches Poll

TAMPA, Fla. – In the IWLCA Division II Coaches poll announced on Monday, April 22, the University of Tampa women's lacrosse program remains No. 6. Tampa earns this rank for the second week in a row after defeating the then No. 22 Saint Leo Lions, 19-13, and the Embry-Riddle Eagles by a final score of 20-8. On Thursday, UT will travel to Rollins College for the first round of the Sunshine State Conference Tournament. The game Thursday is slated to begin at 7:30 p.m., at the Barker Family Stadium at Cahall-Sandspur Field. Should the Spartans win, they will advance to the SSC Championship game on Sunday, April 28th hosted by the highest remaining seed.

Le Moyne College (15-0) continued to dominate the IWLCA Division II Coaches Poll, racking up all 25 first-place votes again this week. Adelphi (14-1), Rollins (14-1), Regis (15-0), and Florida Southern (15-2) all held their rankings in the top five this week. Tampa (12-3), West Chester (13-2) stayed put at six and seven, while LIU Post (12-3) and Lindenwood (14-1) switched places at the eighth and ninth position. Queens (15-2) held at number ten to complete this week's top ten. Mercyhurst (10-5) is the only new entrant to the poll this week, as they return locked in a tie with Mount Olive (12-5) at twenty-three. 

This week'sTop-25 action starts off with a bang on Wednesday, including the game we've all been waiting for – #2 Adelphi at top-ranked Le Moyne with the NE-10 regular season title on the line – as well as #19 New York Tech at #13 Mercy, and #20 Bentley at New Haven (#16). The weekend's action features #21 Merrimack at #18 Assumption, and #7 West Chester at Indiana of Pennsylvania (RV). 

 

 

Rank

Institution

Points

FPV

Record

Last Poll

1

Le Moyne

625

25

15-0

1

2

Adelphi

596

0

14-1

2

3

Rollins

566

0

14-1

3

4

Regis (Colorado)

553

0

15-0

4

5

Florida Southern

527

0

15-2

5

6

Tampa

490

0

12-3

6

7

West Chester

484

0

13-2

7

8

LIU Post

435

0

12-3

9

9

Lindenwood (MO)

432

0

14-1

8

10

Queens (North Carolina)

407

0

15-2

10

11

UIndy

376

0

15-1

12

12

Limestone

345

0

15-2

13

13

Mercy

306

0

12-4

14

14

East Stroudsburg

293

0

12-4

11

15

Colorado Mesa

282

0

12-2

15

16

New Haven

246

0

10-5

16

17

Pace

225

0

9-6

19

18

Assumption

193

0

11-4

17

19

New York Tech

163

0

12-3

20

20

Bentley

146

0

9-5

21

21

Merrimack

129

0

7-7

18

22

Grand Valley State

94

0

11-3

23

T-23

Mount Olive

51

0

12-5

24

T-23

Mercyhurst

51

0

10-5

NR

25

Saint Leo

49

0

13-4

22

RV

Indiana (Pennsylvania)

   

9-5

25

 

The 2019 Coaches Poll will include 25 teams and be released weekly during the regular season. The final regular season poll for the 2019 season will be published on May 6.