via the IWLCA web site 2018 IWLCA Division II Pre-Season Poll – January 29, 2018 The Adelphi University Panthers claimed the number one spot in the IWLCA Division II Coaches Pre-Season Poll, claiming 24 of the 25 available first place votes. Adelphi posted a 21-1 record last year en route to winning the 2017 NCAA National Championship. Florida Southern, who lost to Adelphi in the Championship game, checks in at #2. The third and fourth spots in the poll are claimed by last year’s NCAA semi-finalist squads, Lindenwood and Le Moyne. LIU Post completes the top five grouping. Florida Tech, Queens, New Haven, Regis, and East Stroudsburg clock in at #6-10. The Northeast 10 looks like one of the toughest conferences based on the pre-season poll, as New Haven (#
via the Keiser web site 1/30/2018 6:03:00 PM The Seahawks open the season as the No. 2 ranked team in the 2018 NAIA Coaches' Preseason Top 10 poll. The poll was announced by the National Office on Tuesday evening. Reigning National Champions Reinhardt opens the year atop the poll with seven first-place votes and 98 points. Keiser is second with one first-place vote and 92 points, while Missouri Valley is third with 85 points. Keiser is favorites to repeat as the AII Independent Championship after claiming the championship in their inaugural season and advancing to the national championship game. The Seahawks didn't need long to claim their first win in school history as they knocked off Point University, 29-10 in their season opener. Keiser went on to win t
via the SSC web site Author's Note: Just like with the Men we will bring you the Women's Coaches Interviews as separate articles over the next few days! 7 teams will be broken down into 2, 2, and 3 team articles! MELBOURNE, Fla. - Sunshine State Conference women's lacrosse coaches pick Florida Southern College to win a fourth-consecutive conference title. The 2017 NCAA Division II national runner-up received 34 total votes and five first-place votes in the preseason coaches ranking. Florida Tech finished second in the poll with 31 votes and one first-place vote. Rollins College lands in third after garnering 29 votes and the final first-place vote. The University of Tampa holds a three-vote edge over Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University for fourth place in
via IWLCA web site 2018 IWLCA Division I Pre-Season Poll – January 29, 2018 The University of Maryland Terrapins, the 2017 NCAA National Champions, claimed the top spot in the IWLCA Division I Coaches Pre-Season Poll, claiming 24 of the 25 available first place votes. The Terps are coming off a perfect 23-0 season last year and are followed closely by Stony Brook University at number two, who saw their 2017 season end in the NCAA quarter-finals with a 13-12 loss to Maryland. North Carolina, Penn State, and Florida round out the top five teams in the pre-season rankings by the coaches. Boston College, the 2017 NCAA Runner-Up, was picked sixth, while Navy checks in at #10 after their run to the NCAA Semi-Finals last year. The ACC is shaping up as the confe
Author's Note: The MCLA year has started! We received two submissions on this article, one from Adam Kilby of UNF and one from Jac Coyne of the MCLA! Wow! Thanks to both of them! GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- In the first game of its return season to the MCLA, North Florida nearly pulled off a monumental upset to start this young season. Tasked with facing Florida, a team that qualified for the SELC Division I tournament last spring and finished with a 10-3 record, the Division II Ospreys showed no fear, jumping out to an early lead against the Gators, going toe-to-toe with UF for over three quarters of action before falling, 16-14. BOX SCORE UNF got off to a hot start, jumping on the Gators for four unanswered goals to start the contest. In what would turn out to be
via the SSC web site Preseason Preview article Author’s Note: We finish our SSC Preseason videos with the programs that are voted tied for second and the preseason favorite in the league, FIT and Tampa! The Women's Preseason preview is due to be released Tuesday!
via the SSC web site Preseason Preview article Author’s Note: We continue with 2 of the programs that are voted tied for second in the SSC Preseason preview, Saint Leo and Florida Southern! This conference is UP FOR GRABS this season!