2014 IWLCA Preseason Polls

 

February 3, 2014


IWLCA Pre-Season Division I Poll

The University of North Carolina, the reigning national champions, start the 2014 season sitting in the top spot as the IWLCA released the Division I preseason poll. Maryland, the 2013 runners-up, start in second while 2013 semifinalists Syracuse and Northwestern sit in third and fourth, respectively.

Rank

Institution

Votes (1st Pl)

Record

1

University of North Carolina

398 (360)

0-0

2

University of Maryland

371 (20)

0-0

3

Syracuse University

368 (20)

2-0

4

Northwestern University

336

0-0

5

University of Florida

311

0-0

6

Duke University

292

0-0

7

Pennsylvania State University

268

0-0

8

University of Virginia

258

0-0

9

Loyola University Maryland

233

0-0

10

Georgetown University

217

0-0

11

University of Notre Dame

215

0-0

12

Stony Brook University

141

0-0

13

University of Massachusetts

120

0-0

14

Stanford University

119

0-0

15

University of Pennsylvania

102

0-0

16

Princeton University

95

0-0

17

University of Denver

91

0-0

18

United States Naval Academy

81

0-0

19

Towson University

46

0-0

20

Boston College

41

0-0

 

Also receiving votes: Dartmouth College, University of Connecticut, Ohio State University, Johns Hopkins University, University of Louisville, University of Albany, Canisius College, Virginia Tech, University of Delaware, Jacksonville University

 

 

IWLCA Pre-Season Division II Poll


The LIU Post Pioneers, the reigning national champions, start their 2014 season where they left the 2013 campaign, in the No. 1 spot.   Northeast-10 rival  Adelphi sit No. 2.  NCAA finalist, Limestone, is No. 3, and semi-finalist Rollins College starts the season at No. 4.

Rank

Institution

Votes (1st Pl)

Record

1

LIU Post

222 (195)

0-0

2

Adelphi University

194 (30)

0-0

3

Limestone College

193

0-0

4

Rollins College

183

0-0

5

Le Moyne College

178

0-0

6

Lock Haven University

151

0-0

7

West Chester University

122

0-0

8

Stonehill College

120

0-0

9

Dowling College

83

0-0

10

Pfeiffer University

81

0-0

11

Florida Southern College

78

0-0

12

Indiana University (PA)

63

0-0

13

University of New Haven

44

0-0

14

Lindenwood University (MO)

35

0-0

15

Bentley University

25

0-0

 

Also receiving votes: Mercyhurst College, Merrimack College, St. Anselm College, Bloomsburg University, Gannon University

 

IWLCA Pre-Season Division III Poll

 

The Salisbury Sea Gulls, the reigning national champions, open the 2014 season where they left off from 2013—on top of the rankings. The New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) claims the number 2 and 3 spots with Trinity College and Middlebury sitting right behind Salisbury. NCAA semi-finalist, SUNY Cortland, claims the fourth spot in the IWLCA pre-season poll.

1

Salisbury University

400 (400)

0-0

2

Trinity College (CT)

372

0-0

3

Middlebury College

351

0-0

4

SUNY Cortland

350

0-0

5

Franklin & Marshall College

306

0-0

6

Gettysburg College

297

0-0

7

The College of New Jersey

283

0-0

8

Bowdoin College

247

0-0

9

Colby College

246

0-0

10

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

200

0-0

11

York College (PA)

187

0-0

12

SUNY Geneseo

176

0-0

13

Amherst College

152

0-0

14

Susquehanna University

125

0-0

15

Hamilton College

105

0-0

16

Christopher Newport University

99

0-0

17

St. John Fisher College

67

0-0

18

Ithaca College

64

0-0

19

Stevenson University

53

0-0

20

SUNY Fredonia

40

0-0

 

Also receiving votes: College of Brockport, University of Redlands, University of Mary Washington, Messiah College, Rochester Institute of Technology, Elizabethtown College, Haverford College, Augustana College (IL), St. Lawrence University, Washington College