Women's lacrosse pulls within four points of No. 1 in latest IWLCA poll

Women's lacrosse pulls within four points of No. 1 in latest IWLCA poll

GRAND LAKE, Colo. – The Salisbury University women's lacrosse team closed the gap on Trinity (Conn.) College as the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association released its latest top 20 poll on Tuesday, and the Sea Gulls remained No. 2, but trail the Bantams by just four points this week.

Salisbury picked up six first-place votes since last week's poll, following a 13-6 win against No. 3 State University of New York at Cortland and a 19-6 win against the College at Brockport in the past week. The Sea Gulls (6-0) received seven first-place votes this week and 387 total points, up from 376 points a week ago.

Trinity earned the other 13 first-place votes and 391 total points this week. Cortland remained third with 345 points while Middlebury College climbed a spot to No. 4, with 329 points, trading places with Gettysburg College, which fell to No. 5, with 326 points.

Salisbury is joined in the poll by fellow Capital Athletic Conference members York (Pa.) College (215 points), which remained No. 10, and the University of Mary Washington (38 points), which held at No. 20.

The Sea Gulls return to action this Sunday, traveling to No. 8 Franklin & Marshall College this Sunday, March 24. The game is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m.

To see the entire poll, click here.

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