Tampa Women's Lacrosse Ends Regular Season No. 3 in the IWLCA Coaches Poll

Tampa Women's Lacrosse Ends Regular Season No. 3 in the IWLCA Coaches Poll

TAMPA, Fla. – In the final regular season IWLCA Division II Coaches poll,  announced on Monday, May 6, the University of Tampa women's lacrosse program earns their highest rank to date,  No. 3. The Spartans first-ever postseason campaign begins, Friday, May 10, in Tampa, Florida. UT will host the No. 10 Queens University Royals for a battle beginning at 11:00 a.m.

Despite a 10-9 loss to Merrimack (11-8) in the Northeast-10 Conference Championship game, Le Moyne College (19-1) retained the top spot in the IWLCA Division II Coaches Poll by collecting 14 first-place votes and narrowly edging out Regis (18-0) for the honor. The Rangers defeated Lindenwood (16-2) in double overtime yesterday to claim the RMAC Championship and move up in the poll. Tampa (14-3) moved up to third, while Adelphi (17-2) fell to fourth after also losing to Merrimack in the NE-10 tournament. West Chester (17-2) took home the PSAC Championship and moved into the top five, dropping Florida Southern (16-3) into sixth. Rollins (14-2), Lindenwood, LIU Post (16-4), and Queens (17-2) round out the top ten teams in the poll.

Le Moyne (East), Regis (Midwest), Tampa (South), and West Chester (Atlantic) earned number one seeds for the NCAA Division I Championship Tournament and will host first and second round games for their regions this weekend.

 

Rank

Institution

Points

FPV

Record

Last Poll

1

Le Moyne

606

14

19-1

1

2

Regis (Colorado)

595

9

18-0

3

3

Tampa

578

2

14-3

4

4

Adelphi

542

0

17-2

2

5

West Chester

503

0

17-2

6

6

Florida Southern

498

0

16-3

5

7

Rollins

446

0

14-2

7

8

Lindenwood (MO)

427

0

16-2

9

9

LIU Post

404

0

16-4

8

10

Queens (North Carolina)

384

0

17-2

10

11

Mercy

375

0

15-4

13

12

UIndy

368

0

18-1

11

13

Limestone

329

0

18-2

12

14

East Stroudsburg

298

0

14-5

14

15

Merrimack

286

0

11-8

22

16

Assumption

224

0

14-5

17

17

Colorado Mesa

217

0

14-3

15

18

New Haven

193

0

12-7

19

T-19

Bentley

156

0

11-6

18

T-19

Pace

156

0

11-7

16

21

Grand Valley State

149

0

14-4

21

22

New York Tech

128

0

13-5

20

23

Mercyhurst

83

0

13-6

24

24

Mount Olive

62

0

14-6

23

25

Seton Hill University

50

0

11-8

NR

 

 

The final 2019 IWLCA Division I Coaches Poll will be published on May 28.