MCLA: Kennesaw Tops SELC-II Poll, FGCU at #4, UNF at #5 and FAU at #6

 

via MCLA press release

 

ATLANTA – After finishing as the runner-up in the SouthEastern Lacrosse Conference Division II tournament, Kennesaw State has been tabbed the favorite in 2020, according to the preseason coaches poll.

The Owls (10-4), who made their sixth appearance at nationals last spring, are nine points clear of UNC-Charlotte (9-5) for the top spot. Kennesaw grabbed six of the 10 first-place votes while the 49ers snagged two.

Wake Forest (5-4), which has qualified for the SELC tournament the last two seasons, was slotted third. Florida Gulf Coast (6-6), which had a first-place vote, was 10 points behind the Demon Deacons in fourth place.

Despite its status as the defending conference champion and receiving seven second-place votes, North Florida (13-2) sits in the No. 5 spot. In the subdivisional poll, the Ospreys are still the favorite to win the South.

Florida Atlantic, which also garnered a first-place vote, rounds out the top six.

2020 SELC Division II Preseason Coaches Poll

TEAM RANK POINTS 1st VOTES

1. Kennesaw State 18 6
2. UNC-Charlotte 27 2
3. Wake Forest 41
4. Florida Gulf Coast 51 1
5. North Florida 68
6. Florida Atlantic 69 1
7. Coastal Carolina 74
8t. Appalachian State 90
8t. Elon 90
10. Georgia Southern 101
11. Charleston 115
12. Citadel 122
13. Davidson 131

2020 SELC Division II Subdivision Polls

RANK TEAM POINTS

NORTH SUBDIVISION
1. Kennesaw State 13
2. UNC-Charlotte 22
3. Wake Forest 33
4t. Appalachian State 42
4t. Elon 42
6. Davidson 58

SOUTH SUBDIVISION
1. North Florida 15
2. Florida Gulf Coast 31
3t. Charleston 34
3t. Florida Atlantic 34
5. Georgia Southern 50
6. Coastal Carolina 55
7. Citadel 61

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Jac Coyne

Executive Director

Men’s Collegiate Lacrosse Association

coyne@mcla.us | (O) 608 519-1105 | (C) 608 317-4193

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