GRAND LAKE, Colo. – After capturing its 11th-consecutive Capital Athletic Conference championship, the Salisbury University women's lacrosse team will head into the NCAA tournament as the No. 2 team in the Intercollege Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association Top 20 poll, the organization announced Tuesday.
Salisbury (18-0) picked up two more first-place votes this week, giving the Sea Gulls four votes for the top spot in this week's poll and 384 points.
The top-eight teams in this week's poll remain in the same order as last week, with 19 of 20 teams from last week's poll again ranked this week.
Sitting atop the rankings is the Trinity (Conn.) College Bantams, with 16 first-place votes and 396 points. Trinity will head into the NCAA tournament as the top team in the nation, looking to defend its national championship.
Behind Salisbury is Middlebury College, with 350 points. One spot behind them is the State College of New York at Cortland, which was awarded 344 points.
Rounding out the top-five is Gettysburg College, which garnered 325 points.
The Capital Athletic Conference is again this week represented by two member institutions – the two teams that faced off with the league's automatic bid into the NCAA tournament on the line. Along with Salisbury, York (Pa.) College sits in the top half of the poll, at No. 9.
This is the final IWLCA poll that will be released until after the completion of the season. The next poll will come in three weeks, on Tuesday, May 28.
To see this week's poll, click here.