Virginia Moves Up The Rankings
April 2, 2001
Charlottesville, Va.– The IWLCA Poll Committee has released thefifth week’s rankings for the NCAA Division I lacrosse field for 2001.
The top five schools all remained the same this week, but the bigchange came at the bottom of the poll where Stanford moved into therankings for the first time in school history.
The fifth weekly IWLCA Poll for the 2001 season is as follows (withcurrent records, poll points,first place votes, and last week’s ranking).
|6. North Carolina 7-3||118||7|
|7. Boston University 6-2||112||8|
|10. William & Mary 4-4||88||12|
|12. James Madison 6-3||75||6|
|14. Penn State||3-6||49||13|
|15. Old Dominion 7-4||47||16|
|16. George Mason 6-2||44||20|
|18. Johns Hopkins 6-3||26||18|
Also receiving votes: UMBC, New Hampshire
On Wednesday the Commonwealth of Virginia sees a pair of in-staterivalries take place as #12 James Madison hosts the #9 Cavaliers and #15Old Dominion welcomes the #10 Tribe. Up in Maryland the #2 Greyhounds drawagainst the #16 Patriots. On Saturday #11 Dartmouth and #13 Cornell and #8Yale and #3 Princeton square off in Ancient Eight contests while #2 Loyolatakes on their second consecutive top-20 foe in #14 Penn State. #5Georgetown and #6 UNC draw on Saturday as well, while ACC-mates #4 Duke andthe #9 Cavaliers face off. On Sunday the #18 Blue Jays welcome the #19Dutchwomen while the top-ranked Terps battle the #12 Dukes and the #15Monarchs take on the #7 Terriers.
This poll can also be accessed on the website at www.iwlca.org, orthrough the hotline, which is (804) 923-0631, and then pressing 2.For more information about the IWLCA poll please contact Chip Rogers at(804) 982-5977.